Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1914/10/07 Rose Fitzgerald marries Joseph Kennedy, they honeymooned at the Greenbrier Groom The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1914/11/00 Soon after they are married, Joseph and Rose Kennedy move into a nine-room Colonial house in Brookline. It will be the Kennedy family home until 1921. Home John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site Brookline, MA
1915/05/00 Joseph and Rose Kennedy, rent a two-story summer cottage a mile from 940 Nantasket Ave, at 201 Beach Avenue on the corner of C Street. Home Hull Shore Drive, Nantasket Avenue District Hull, MA
1920/09/16 A wagon full of lead weights parked near 23 Wall St explodes, killing 38 bystanders and injuring more than 100 others. Witness J P Morgan and Co Building New York City Wall Street Bombing
1922/00/00 Joseph and Rose Kennedy rent a large, gray-shingled house on Cohasset's rocky shore (address unknown). Joe applied for membership at the exclusive Cohasset Golf Club, and was disappointed when he was blackballed, despite his wealth and Harvard degree. Home Cohasset Massachusetts
1922/12/00 Henry Ford buys Pond Creek Mining Company and renames it Fordson Coal Company, J P Kennedy makes $675,000 buying cheap shares of Pond Creek before the deal and selling afterward Broker Fordson Coal Company Buildings Stone
1926/07/00 Joseph P Kennedy rents Malcolm Cottage on the Hyannis Port beach at 50 Marchant Ave in Hyannis Port. Home Kennedy Compound Barnstable
1927/10/00 In late 1927 David Sarnoff, general manager of RCA, approaches Joseph P Kennedy about using the system for Kennedy's studio, Film Booking Offices of America (FBO). Negotiations resulted in General Electric acquiring a substantial interest in FBO. FBO Owner RKO Pictures Studio Los Angeles
1929/07/00 After three seasons in residence with his family, Joseph Kennedy buys the property and greatly enlarges the main house originally constructed in 1904. It was in and around this house that the Kennedy children spent their summers. Home Kennedy Compound Barnstable
1938/06/00 Joseph P Kennedy and family take a second floor room at the Gramercy Park Hotel for several months, before leaving for London, England. Visitor Gramercy Park Hotel New York City
1938/08/20 FDR sends a note to Joseph Kennedy, US ambassador to UK: "Dear Joe, enclosed is a strictly personal letter to the King. Will you be good enough to see that it is delivered to him in person?" US ambassador to Great Britain King George VI and Queen Elizabeth State Visit of Canada
1947/00/00 While campaigning for Congress, JFK admitts, "I'm a stranger in the city of my birth." His father rents an apartment at 122 Bowdoin St to establish residency in Massachusetts. It would be JFK's legal voting address for the rest of his life. Father Bowdoin Street Apartments, Boston Boston John F Kennedy bids for the United States Congress
1956/10/08 Joe Kennedy buys the Worthen Residence outright. Owner John Kennedy Summer Home, Hyannis Barnstable
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