Patrick James Kennedy

8 March 1892–17 January 1954 (Age 61)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Patrick James

When Patrick James Kennedy was born on 8 March 1892, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, John Henry Kennedy, was 33 and his mother, Anne Quinn, was 29. He married Stella Marie Bernoudy on 21 November 1910, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 January 1954, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Patrick James Kennedy
Stella Marie Bernoudy
Marriage: 21 November 1910
George Francis Kennedy
Gerald Patrick
Thomas James Kennedy
Lorraine Margaret Kennedy
Eileen Marie Kennedy
John Joseph Kennedy
Eugene Joseph Kennedy

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition
Age 1
The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 17
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Sources (25)

  • Patrick Kennedy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Patrick Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Patrick Kennedy, "United States Census, 1940"

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