Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

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Date of Birth July 4, 1951
Place of Birth Greenwich, Connecticut
Age 69 years old
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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend is an American attorney who was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003. She ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Maryland in 2002. In 2010 Townsend became the chair of the non-profit American Bridge, an organization whose focus is to raise funds for Democratic candidates and causes. She is a member of the prominent political Kennedy family.

Born: Kathleen Hartington Kennedy, July 4, 1951, Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Political party: Democratic
Children: 4 (including Maeve Kennedy McKean)
Relatives: Robert F. Kennedy (father), Ethel Kennedy (mother), John F. Kennedy (uncle), See Kennedy family
Education: Harvard University (BA), University of New Mexico (JD)
Governor: Parris Glendening
Preceded by: Melvin Steinberg
Succeeded by: Michael Steele
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About Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Attorney who was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003. She is a member of the famous Kennedy family.

Before Fame

She worked as a Connecticut attorney after receiving her bachelor's degree in history and literature in 1974 from Radcliffe College and a law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Achievement

In 1986 she became the first Kennedy to lose a general election when she ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland's strongly Republican second congressional district.

Family Life

Her father was politician Robert F. Kennedy and she has four children with her husband David, who she married in 1973.

Associations

She was succeeded by Michael Steele as Lieutenant Governor of Maryland.

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  • University of New Mexico School of Law alumni
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  • The Putney School alumni
  • Kennedy family
  • United States Department of Justice lawyers
  • Maryland lawyers
  • Connecticut lawyers
  • Georgetown University faculty
  • Massachusetts lawyers
  • Radcliffe College alumni
  • Maryland Democrats
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