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Victoria Reggie Kennedy

Victoria Reggie Kennedy
in March 2010.
Personal information
Birth nameVictoria Anne Reggie
Birth dateFebruary 26, 1954(age 57)
Place of birthCrowley, Louisiana, U.S.
EthnicityLebanese
Alma materNewcomb College of Tulane University (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)
Occupationlawyer
Political partyDemocratic
ReligionRoman Catholic
SpouseGrier C. Raclin (1981 � 1990)
Edward M. Kennedy (1992 � 2009)
ChildrenCurran Raclin (born 1982)
Caroline Raclin (born 1985)
ParentsEdmund M. Reggie and Doris Ann (née Boustany) Reggie
RelativesStep-children:
Kara Anne (née Kennedy) Allen (born 1960)
Edward Moore Kennedy, Jr. (born 1961)
Patrick Joseph Kennedy II (born 1967)

see also Kennedy family

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Victoria Reggie "Vicki" Kennedy (born February 26, 1954) is an American lawyer and the widow of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy.

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Senator Edward Kennedy and his wife Victoria Reggie Kennedy speak in Hyannisport, Massachusetts following the Senator's surgery for a brain tumor.
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Victoria Reggie Kennedy, wife of the late US Senator and cofounder and trustee of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, delivered the principal address to 3366 graduates at the University of Massachusetts Boston's 42nd commencement ceremony, near the site where the institute will break ground this fall. Here's a link to the text of her speech: www.umb.edu
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HARWICH â The Harwich High School senior class president is a young woman. So is the vice president, the secretary and the treasurer. So they wanted a strong woman to be the graduation speaker. Their choice: Victoria Reggie Kennedy, widow of US Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. The officers picked Kennedy early last fall as the female leader who they wanted and sent her an invitation Jan. 3. "We were never even expecting to hear back," said class president Meredith Mason yesterday. "We're really excited." Kennedy faxed in her acceptance in February after reading the officers' "compelling" invitation, she wrote. They described their pride as female class officers in a school district led by a female superintendent, Carolyn Cragin, and Polly Hemstock, chairwoman of the Harwich School Committee. It would be especially meaningful, they wrote, for the estimated 95 graduates to hear from a woman who is such an inspiration through her personal and professional accomplishments and years of public service. Before her second marriage and political career with the late Senator, Kennedy practiced law, focusing on financial institutions, for nearly two decades. She is the co-founder of the proposed Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the US Senate at a site next to the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. Frequently an author and lecturer on the political process and family issues, she is the founding president of Common Sense about Kids and Guns, a nonprofit that seeks to reduce gun deaths and <b>...</b>
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Congratulations to the Harwich High School Class of 2010, which graduated in commencement ceremonies June 13, 2010. The keynote speaker was Victoria Reggie Kennedy.
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Lesley University's ( www.lesley.edu ) Centennial Commencement Exercises: May 19, 2010 Attorney/Activist Victoria Reggie Kennedy, founder and President of Common Sense About Kids and Guns, accepted honorary degrees for both herself and her husband, the late Senator Edward M Kennedy, at Lesley's 2010 commencement ceremony. Kennedy heralded Lesley's century-long commitment to public service, and called teaching "one of the noblest ways to serve our fellow citizens." View part 1 of this 2-part video: www.youtube.com
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Victoria Reggie Kennedy widow of Ted Kennedy © www.shanagrant.com Senator Ted Kennedy died on August 25, 2009. Vicki attended her husband's funeral, and even took questions from reporters while greeting people who were seeing her husband lay in state. She seemed to maintain her composure throughout all the events surrounding his death. She endorsed Martha Coakley for the special election to fill the vacant US Senate seat. However, she was defeated by Republican Scott Brown, who nearly immediately called Vicki. He has said she responded gracefully to his call. Vicki received an honorary degree from UMass Boston during the Spring of 2010.
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Lesley University's ( www.lesley.edu ) Centennial Commencement Exercises: May 19, 2010 Attorney/Activist Victoria Reggie Kennedy, founder and President of Common Sense About Kids and Guns, accepted honorary degrees for both herself and her husband, the late Senator Edward M Kennedy, at Lesley's 2010 commencement ceremony. Kennedy heralded Lesley's century-long commitment to public service, and called teaching "one of the noblest ways to serve our fellow citizens." View part 2 of this 2-part video: www.youtube.com
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In this video, Victoria Reggie Kennedy introduces Rep. Sarah Peake (D) Provincetown. The site is the Lobster Pot Restaurant in Provincetown the occasion is Rep. Peakes birthday. Please excuse the lighting as the group was positioned in front of a bank of sliding glass doors creating extreme back lighting.
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Victoria Reggie Kennedy presented Kenneth R. Feinberg with the Hubert H. Humphrey Humanitarian Award at the National Jewish Democratic Council's event to honor Feinberg on March 10, 2011. Visit www.njdc.org for more information on the National Jewish Democratic Council. Visit www.njdc.org/feinbergevent for more information on the event.
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National Jewish Democratic Council Chair Marc R. Stanley delivered opening remarks at NJDC's event honoring Kenneth R. Feinberg on March 10, 2011. He also introduced NJDC's Honorary Co-Chair Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Victoria Reggie Kennedy, who were on hand to present the award. Visit www.njdc.org for more information on the National Jewish Democratic Council. Visit www.njdc.org/feinbergevent for more information on the event.
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Victoria Kennedy addresses women's conference - Boston Globe Tweet this news
Boston Globe--In a keynote address this morning to the sixth annual Massachusetts Conference for Women, -Victoria Reggie Kennedy-, a health care ... - Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 18:57:54 GMT+00:00
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Watertown TAB & Press--9 concert, -Victoria Reggie Kennedy- will accept a Perkins President's Award honoring the work of her late husband, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who did so much to ... - Date : Tue, 07 Dec 2010 23:20:16 GMT+00:00
Why the anonymity on political stories? - Washington Post Tweet this news
Washington Post--Edward M. Kennedy's widow, -Victoria Reggie Kennedy-, are "intoxicating" and "flattering"? Or quoting the source saying "it's an ego trip" and "that's where ... - Date : Sat, 21 Aug 2010 03:18:54 GMT+00:00
Dems Begin Targeting Scott Brown For 2012 - NewsMax.com Tweet this news
NewsMax.com--Edward M. Kennedy. Others looking at the Brown seat are former Rep. Martin Meehan and Kennedy's widow, -Victoria Reggie Kennedy-. Meehan, D-Mass., has almost ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 19:19:42 GMT+00:00
Bautista llega a 100 jonrones; Wandy gana el 10, Liriano su 12 - Almomento.net Tweet this news
Almomento.net--Ian -Kennedy- impuso el jueves una marca personal, al ponchar a 12 rivales, y espació cuatro imparables, mien tras que Stephen Drew conectó un cuadrangular de ... - Date : Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:45:57 GMT+00:00
Kennedy D.C. house put up for sale - Cape Cod Times Tweet this news
Cape Cod Times--Cape Cod TimesFile Photo/Steve Heaslip By CAPE COD TIMES -Victoria Reggie Kennedy-, the widow of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, formally put their Washington home on ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 13:43:36 GMT+00:00

Kennedy family

Ancestors of
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.
(1888 �1969)
James Kennedy and Maria Kennedy parents of
--- Patrick Kennedy (m.) Bridget Murphy parents of
------ P. J. Kennedy (m.) Mary Augusta Hickey parents of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald
(1890 �1995)
Philip and Mary Cox * Thomas Fitzgerald and Rosanna Cox * Michael Hannon and Mary Ann Fitzgerald * John Francis "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald (m.) Mary Josephine Hannon parents of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Children of
Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
(in birth order) Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. * John Fitzgerald Kennedy (m.) Jacqueline Lee Bouvier * Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy * Kathleen Agnes Kennedy (m.) William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington * Eunice Mary Kennedy (m.) Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. * Patricia Kennedy (m./div.) Peter Lawford * Robert Francis Kennedy (m.) Ethel Skakel * Jean Ann Kennedy (m.) Stephen Edward Smith * Edward Moore Kennedy (m./div. 1st) Virginia Joan Bennett; (m. 2nd) Victoria Anne Reggie
Descendants
(in birth order)
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (1915 �1944)None
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917 �1963)Arabella Kennedy * Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (m.) Edwin Arthur Schlossberg * John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. (m.) Carolyn Jeanne Bessette * Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
Rose Marie Kennedy (1918 �2005)None
Kathleen Cavendish, Marchioness
of Hartington
(1920 �1948)
None
Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921 �2009)Robert Sargent Shriver III (m.) Malissa Feruzzi * Maria Owings Shriver (m.) Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger * Timothy Perry Shriver (m.) Linda Potter * Mark Kennedy Shriver (m.) Jeannie Eileen Ripp * Anthony Paul Kennedy Shriver (m.) Alina Mojica
Patricia Kennedy Lawford (1924 �2006)Christopher Kennedy Lawford * Sydney Maleia Kennedy Lawford * Victoria Francis Lawford * Robin Elizabeth Lawford
Robert Francis Kennedy (1925 �1968)Kathleen Hartington Kennedy (m.) David Lee Townsend * Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (m./div. 1st) Sheila Brewster Rauch; (m. 2nd) Anne Elizabeth "Beth" Kelly * Robert Francis Kennedy, Jr. (m./div. 1st) Emily Ruth Black (m. 2nd) Mary Richardson * David Anthony Kennedy * Mary Courtney Kennedy (m/div. 1st) Jeffrey Robert Ruhe; (m./sep. 2nd) Paul Michael Hill * Michael LeMoyne Kennedy (m.) Victoria Denise Gifford * Mary Kerry Kennedy (m./div.) Andrew Mark Cuomo * Christopher George Kennedy (m.) Sheila Sinclair Berner * Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy (m.) Victoria Anne Strauss * Douglas Harriman Kennedy (m.) Molly Elizabeth Stark * Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy (m.) Mark Bailey
Jean Kennedy Smith (born 1928)Stephen Edward Smith, Jr. * William Kennedy Smith * Amanda Mary Smith * Kym Maria Smith
Edward Moore Kennedy (1932 �2009)Kara Anne Kennedy (m.) Michael Allen * Edward Moore Kennedy, Jr. (m.) Katherine Anne "Kiki" Gershman * Patrick Joseph Kennedy



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