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Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy (Februar 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009) wis a Unitit States Senator frae Massachusetts an a member o the Democratic Pairty. He wis the seicont maist senior member o the Senate when he died an wis the fowert-langest-servin senator in Unitit States history, haein served thare for awmaist 47 years. Ted Kennedy wis the maist prominent livin member o the Kennedy faimily for mony years, an he wis the last survivin son o Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. an Rose Kennedy. He wis the youngest brither o Preses John F. Kennedy an Senator Robert F. Kennedy, baith victims o assassination, an the faither o Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy.

Ted Kennedy
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Unitit States Senator
frae Massachusetts
In office
November 7, 1962 – August 25, 2009
Precedit bi Benjamin A. Smith II
Succeedit bi Paul G. Kirk
Chairman o the Senate Committee on Heal, Eddication, Labor, an Pensions
In office
Januar 3, 2007 – August 25, 2009
Precedit bi Mike Enzi
Succeedit bi Tom Harkin
In office
Juin 6, 2001 – Januar 3, 2003
Precedit bi Jim Jeffords
Succeedit bi Judd Gregg
In office
Januar 3, 2001 – Januar 20, 2001
Precedit bi Jim Jeffords
Succeedit bi Jim Jeffords
Chairman o the Senate Committee on Labour an Human Resoorces
In office
Januar 3, 1987 – Januar 3, 1995
Precedit bi Orrin Hatch
Succeedit bi Nancy Kassebaum
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary
In office
Januar 3, 1979 – Januar 3, 1981
Precedit bi James Eastland
Succeedit bi Strom Thurmond
Senate Majority Whip
In office
Januar 3, 1969 – Januar 3, 1971
Leader Mike Mansfield
Precedit bi Russell B. Long
Succeedit bi Robert Byrd
Personal details
Born Edward Moore Kennedy
22 Februar 1932(1932-02-22)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Dee'd 25 August 2009(2009-08-25) (aged 77)
Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, U.S.
Cause o daith Harn cancer
Restin place Arlington Naitional Seemetry
Arlington Coonty, Virginie, U.S.
Section 45, Grave S-45-B
38°52′51″N 77°04′17″W / 38.88094°N 77.07140°W / 38.88094; -77.07140
Poleetical pairty Democratic
Relations See Kennedy faimily
Bairns Kara Kennedy
Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
Patrick J. Kennedy
Alma mater Harvard Varsity (A.B.)
Varsity o Virginie (J.D.)
Net worth $43–162 million (USD)[1]
Militar service
Allegiance Unitit States Unitit States
Service/branch  Unitit States Airmy Unitit States Airmy seal
Years o service 1951–1953
Rank Army-USA-OR-03.svg Private 1st Cless


  1. "Ted Kennedy's Personal Finances". 2006.