Death of Sargent Shriver

November 9, 1915 - January 18, 2011
Bethesda, Maryland | Age 95

Ex-VP nominee dies at 95
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JESSICA GRESKO, The Associated Press

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — For all his accomplishments — Peace Corps director, ambassador, leader of the war on poverty — R. Sargent Shriver ultimately became known first as an in-law.

The brother-in-law of President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Edward Kennedy, and, late in life, father-in-law of actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, died Tuesday, after being hospitalized for several days in his native Maryland. He was 95 and...

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