Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr.
(July 25, 1915 - August 12, 1944) was the eldest son of
Joseph P. Kennedy
. He was a pilot during
World War II
. He was killed in an accident in
while departing for a bombing mission.
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.'s death was a popular time-viewer recording, as were those of his brothers John and Robert and his nephews John, Jr. and Michael.
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. in Worldwar Edit
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. ran for Vice President as Hubert Humphrey's running mate on the Democratic ticket in 1964. Humphrey and Kennedy were soundly defeated by  Republican incumbents Earl Warren and Harold Stassen.
John F. Kennedy is not mentioned in the series, but is depicted on the cover of (wherein Joe Jr. runs for VP), suggesting that the artist confused the two.
Down to Earth
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. commanded a squadron of Wright-27 fighters in the United States Army Air Corps during Operation Blackbeard. During the operation, he was a tent-mate of Jonathan Moss. Moss was unnerved by Kennedy's harsh views on treatment of people in U.S. Occupied territory.
Kennedy was a son of
Boston Democratic Party operative Joseph P. Kennedy. Despite sharing his father's political views, he did not share his father's political ambitions.
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