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Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy’s Wife Ethel Expecting 8th Child

Jan. 23, 1963 - Mrs. Ethel Kennedy, wife of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, is expecting her eighth child sometime in July. Her current children are Kerry, 3; Michael, 4; Courtney, 5; David, 6; Polly, 8; Joe, 9; and Kathleen, 11. Mrs. Kennedy was born Ethel Skakel in Chicago to businessman George Skakel and the former Ann Brannack. Her parents were killed in a 1955 plane crash. She and the current Attorney General were married on June 17, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut.


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