John Francis Fitzgerald, the namesake of his grandson 约翰·肯尼迪, was a popular Boston politician who was one of the taproots of a political dynasty via his daughter Rose Kennedy. Rose married 老约瑟夫·肯尼迪, the son of his one-time rival and later political ally Patrick Joseph "P. J." Kennedy, a saloon-keeper who became a force in Boston politics.Born in Boston on February 11, 1863, his parents were Irish Catholic immigrants. After graduating fr… 更多>>
- His wife, the former Mary Josephine Hannon (October 31, 1865 - August 8, 1964), was his second cousin. She is the only person to live to see a grandchild become President of the United States, when her grandson 约翰·肯尼迪 was inaugurated on January 20, 1961. Sadly, she also became the first grandparent of an American president to see him assassinated.
- Became the first native-born Irish-American Catholic to be elected Mayor of Boston in 1906.