Joseph Kennedy Net Worth
Joseph Kennedy net worth: Joseph Kennedy was an American businessman, politician, and investor who had a net worth of $500 million. Joseph Kennedy was born in Boston, Massachusetts in September 1888 and passed away in November 1969. He was married to Rose Kennedy and was the father of President John F. Kennedy, Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, and Senator Ted Kennedy. Joseph Kennedy graduated form Harvard University and was a Democrat. From 1934 to 1935 he served as the 1st Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Kennedy was also the 1st Chairman of the Maritime Commission from 1936 to 1938. From 1938 to 1940 he served as the 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Kennedy served as a leader for the Irish Catholic community and worked at a shipyard. His company Somerset Importers after Prohibition ended in 1933. He suffered a stroke in 1961 and developed aphasia and lost his ability to speak. Joseph Kennedy passed away on November 18, 1969 at 81 years old.