Joseph P. Kennedy


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Joseph P. Kennedy

A 20th-century American businessman and politician. After making a fortune in investing, Kennedy was appointed the first chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1934, serving until the following year. He later became the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was the father of a number of prominent American politicians, notably President John F. Kennedy. He lived from 1888 to 1969.
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