By ltfiggs

Ted_Kennedy,_official_photo_portrait

1962 when he was first elected into Senate. The Kennedy family is known for its successful involvement in civil rights, community services, Special Olympics, and as advocates of families with disabled children.  Senator Kennedy is a famous politician known for the National Teacher Corps Act in 1965, the Bilingual Education Act of 1968 and in 1979 became Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. His brother, John F. Kennedy was elected our 35th President in 1962 but was tragically assassinated on November 22, 1963. Ted’s youngest brother, Robert F. Kennedy, was elected by JFK as U.S. Attorney General but he was also assassinated June 4th, 1968, just three months after announcing he would run for Presidency.

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