Raymond Kennedy

1932–2015 (Age 83)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond

Raymond Kennedy was born in 1932, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States as the son of Herbert Kennedy and Viola Fitzsimmons. He died in 2015, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Kennedy
1898–1974
Viola Fitzsimmons
–1936
Raymond Kennedy
1932–2015

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World Events (8)

1932

Age 0

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1933 · A Century of Progress World's Fair

Age 1

The city of Chicago was presented another chance to host a World's Fair. It was to commemorate the 100 years of the City's existence. 
1954 · Johnson Products Company opens

Age 22

Johnson Products Company was formed by George E. Johnson, Sr and it’s best known for hair care and cosmetic products for African American consumers. The company was a longtime sponsor of the TV dance show Soul Train until March 25, 2006. The company was bought by Procter & Gamble in 2004 and in March 2009, an African-American investment firm bought the company from P&G to reestablish its position as an African-American-owned company.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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