Joseph Thomas Kennedy

Joseph Thomas Kennedy

Male 1903 - 1966  (62 years)

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  • Name Joseph Thomas Kennedy  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Born 2 Dec 1903  Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1966  McLean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 15
    Age 62 years 
    Buried Hanover Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID I15886  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Edward F. Kennedy,   b. 8 Jul 1868, Tresckow, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1945, Dunmore, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Catherine T. Fleming,   b. 8 Jan 1875, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1944, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Dec 1891  Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Family ID F2521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Margaret Agnes Flaherty,   b. 2 Oct 1906, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1985, Mc Lean, Fairfax, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. Margaret Teresa Kennedy Married: 2x2x ,   b. 26 May 1928, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1990, Lakewood, Ocean, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Patricia Bridget Kennedy
    Married: 1x3. Joseph Thomas Patrick Kennedy,   b. 27 Oct 1931, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1984, Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F5082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - May 14, 1966 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Evening News - Joseph T. Kennedy - J. T. Kennedy, Mine Union Official, Dies - Former Resident Served In Governor's Cabinet - Funeral Wednesday - Joseph T. Kennedy, prominent official with the United Mine Workers of America who at one time served as Penna. Secretary of Mines, died this morning at 7:30 at his home, 1048 Dead Run Drive, McLean, Va. A native of Larksville and long time resident of Wilkes-Barre, he was 62. Mr. Kennedy had been in ill health for several months but was apparently on the road to recovery when he was stricken today. An administrative employe of District 1, United Mine Workers of America, since 1929, Mr. Kennedy first served as secretary to John Boylan, then District 1 president. He served in that capacity until 1927, when he was made District 1 statistician. - In Governor's Cabinet - In 1945, Mr. Kennedy assumed the duties as secretary to the then international Secretary - Treasurer Thomas Kennedy. They were not related. Mr. Kennedy retained his position as Secretary of Miners under Gov. David Lawrence until April 1, 1960, when he resigned and returned to the United Mine Workers in an executive capacity under International President Thomas Kennedy. During the years he served as a State mine official and with the UMWA, Mr. Kennedy resided frist on Amherst avenue then Old River Road in Wilkes-Barre. Prior to his long tenure as a mine official, Mr. Kennedy worked as a contract miner in the Loree Division of the Hudson Coal Company and held many offices in Local 20, UMWA, at the Loree Colliery. At the time of his death, Mr. Kennedy served as director of Contracts Division, United Mine Workers, in Washington, D.C. - Larksville Native - Mr. Kennedy was born in Larksville on December 2, 1904, the son of the late Edward and Catherine Fleming Kennedy and attended St. Vincent's School in Plymouth. He was graduated from Coughlin High School and the University of Scranton. He was also attended Columbus Law School, Washtingon, D.C. While a resident of Wilkes-Barre he was a member of St. Therese's Church, Old River Road, and it societies. After moving to McLean, Va., some five years ago, Mr. Kennedy was a member of St. Luke's Church in that community and was a member of the Holy Name Society. - Funeral Here - Surviving are his wife, the former Margaret Flaherty, a native of Wilkes-Barre; children, Joseph P. Kennedy, McLean, Va.; daughter, Mrs. Margaret T. Schuler, Vienna, Va.; Miss Patricia Kennedy, at home; sisters, Mrs. Catherine Reilly, Short Hills, N.J.; Miss Mary Kennedy, Newark, N.J.; a brother, Phillip Kennedy, Plymouth; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held from the McLaughlin Funeral Home, 142 South Washington Street, Wednesday morning at 9 with a Requiem Mass at 9:30 in St. Therese's Church. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Monday and Tuesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m.

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