Joseph Patrick Kennedy III is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he represents a congressional district that extends from the western suburbs of Boston to the state's South Coast. A son of former Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II, he worked as a Peace Corps volunteer and as an assistant district attorney in the Cape and Islands and Middlesex County, Massachusetts offices before his election to Congress. Kennedy is a grandson of U.S. Senator and former United States Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, a grand-nephew of 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy and U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, and a great-grandson of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. His great-grandmother Rose Kennedy was the daughter of John F. Fitzgerald, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Mayor of Boston.
|Born:||Joseph Patrick Kennedy III, October 4, 1980, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Parents:||Joseph P. Kennedy II (father), Sheila Brewster Rauch (mother)|
|Relatives:||See Kennedy family|
|Education:||Stanford University (BS), Harvard University (JD)|
|Preceded by:||Barney Frank|
|Twitter:||Joe Kennedy III's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Joe Kennedy III's Instagram profile|
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|Youtube:||Joe Kennedy III's Youtube channel|
About Joe Kennedy III
Politician who has gained fame for his career as a member of the US House of Representatives as Massachusetts' fourth congressional district rep. He assumed office in 2013, and previously served as his great uncle Ted Kennedy's co-chair of his 2006 re-election campaign.
He graduated from Stanford University, and spent the first two years post-graduation serving the Peace Corps. He later earned his JD from Harvard Law School, where he worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
He delivered the Democratic response to then-President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address. He co-founded the Picture This: Justice and Power initiative with his wife in 2007.
He met his wife in a Harvard Law School class taught by Elizabeth Warren.
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