Person:Sargent Shriver (1)

Sargent Shriver
b.9 Nov 1915
d.18 Jan 2011
m. 23 May 1953
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Name Sargent Shriver
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 Nov 1915
Marriage 23 May 1953 New York City, New York, United StatesSt Patrick's Cathedral
to Eunice Mary Kennedy
Death[1] 18 Jan 2011
Reference Number? Q317248?

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Robert Sargent "Sarge" Shriver, Jr. [1] (; November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Kennedy family, serving in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, founded the Job Corps, Head Start and other programs as the "architect" of Johnson's "War on Poverty" and served as the United States Ambassador to France.[1]

During the 1972 U.S. presidential election, he was George McGovern's running mate as the Democratic Party's nominee for U.S. Vice President, replacing Thomas Eagleton, who had resigned from the ticket.

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