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Lawrence William Kennedy, American historian.


Kennedy, Lawrence William was born on August 4, 1952 in Riverside, California, United States. Son of Paul James and Eileen Lawlor Kennedy.


AB, Boston College, 1975. AM, Boston College, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston College, 1987.


Teacher history, St. Sebastian's Country Day School, Newton, Massachusetts, 1975-1976;teacher history, Boston College H.S., Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1976-1985;chair history department, Boston College H.S., Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1983-1985;lecturer in history, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1987-1992;consulting historian, Boston Redevelopment authority, Boston, 1987-1992;assistant professor of history, U. Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1992-1998;associate professor of history, U. Scranton, Pennsylvania, since 1998. Lecturer Tufts U., Medford, Ma., 1987, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1992.


Board trustees Lackawanna History Society. Treasurer, committee member Troop 201 Boy Scouts American, Clark's Summit, Pennsylvania, 1993-1997. Member Friends of the AbingtonCmty.

Library., Clark's Summit, since 1993. Member American Catholic History Association, Organisation American Historians, Urban History Association, Southern of Histors of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, New England History Association.


Married Judith Ann McCarthy, May 18, 1974. Children: Patrick Lawrence, Paul Robert.

Paul James

Eileen Lawlor Kennedy

Judith Ann McCarthy

Patrick Lawrence Kennedy

Paul Robert Kennedy