Ethel, Jacqueline, Joan
The Kennedy Wives





The Kennedy Wives


This blog is dedicated to the wives of Kennedy

Ethel, Jackie and Joan



tedkennedyswife:

July 1960, Ethel Skakel Kennedy, Joan Bennett Kennedy and Eunice Kennedy Shriver at the National Convention, Los Angeles

They both look so fascinated by what Eunice is saying

tedkennedyswife:

July 1960, Ethel Skakel Kennedy, Joan Bennett Kennedy and Eunice Kennedy Shriver at the National Convention, Los Angeles

They both look so fascinated by what Eunice is saying



"She was a gutsy mother, very gutsy. That’s the thing I admired in her the most. Everything in life is priorities. Her children were her first major priority." - Photographer Peter Beard.

"She was a gutsy mother, very gutsy. That’s the thing I admired in her the most. Everything in life is priorities. Her children were her first major priority." - Photographer Peter Beard.



November 29, 1958

November 29, 1958



Ted and Joan Kennedy head to Sunday Mass in Palm Beach Florida

Ted and Joan Kennedy head to Sunday Mass in Palm Beach Florida



Joan giving Kara a hand at her little brother Teddy Jr’s baptism 

Joan giving Kara a hand at her little brother Teddy Jr’s baptism 



[Ethel] was a Skakel. As a Skakel, she inherited a healthy disregard for authority in all its forms. - Chris Kennedy




Ethel Kennedy in 1970.
Ethel Kennedy in 1970.


tedkennedyswife:

1965, Joan & Ted having dinner with other Senators and their wives (like Birch and Marvella Bayh). On the first pic, you can see John Tunney, Ted’s roomate when he attended the University of Virginia School of Law and a fellow Senator (California)



mrs-kennedy-and-me:

John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, shine in this presidential portrait.

mrs-kennedy-and-me:

John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, shine in this presidential portrait.



sophieandbrianna:

January 1959: Senator Kennedy and wife Jacqueline at reception of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce

sophieandbrianna:

January 1959: Senator Kennedy and wife Jacqueline at reception of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce