The Early Years
Robert E. Kennedy was born October 31, 1915 in Portland, Oregon.
He moved soon after to San Diego, California, where he graduated from Herbert Hoover High School.
San Diego State College
In 1938 he graduated from San Diego State College with a Bachelors of Arts in English with minors in history and economics.
While at San Diego State he served as the senior class president, the president of Tau Delta Chi fraternity, and the editor of Del Sudoeste, the college yearbook.
The day after graduation he married Mary Paxton, his school sweetheart, who would prove to be a source of sound advice and an able partner in the years to come.
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1940 – 1948. Kennedy taught composition and speech, journalism, and photography in addition to many other responsibilies. » Read more