John F Fitzgerald

John Francis Fitzgerald

  • Sobriquet: Honey Fitz
  • American

John Francis Fitzgerald was a notable American politician, mayor of Boston, father of Rose Kennedy and grandfather of US President John F Kennedy. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1909/01/01 John F Fitzgerald becomes the first Mayor of Boston to enjoy the extended term of four years. Until 1895, the Mayor was elected annually. Work Old City Hall Boston
1915/00/00 Honey Fitz buys 940 Nantasket Ave to use as a summer home. Home Hull Shore Drive, Nantasket Avenue District Hull, MA
1915/07/25 Honey Fitz sprints into the Beach Ave house from the strand to see his grandson. He immediately calls the Boston papers saying "Is he going into politics? Well ... he is going to be President of the United State...." Grandfather Hull Shore Drive, Nantasket Avenue District Hull, MA
1923/00/00 Jack Kennedy makes his first public speech during a party in honor of his grandfather, John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald. The young Kennedy reportedly called his grandfather the best grandfather a child ever had. Guest of Honor Parker House Boston
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