Robert B. Kennedy

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Robert B. Kennedy
Member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council for the 3rd District
In office
Preceded by Herb Connolly
Succeeded by Cynthia Stone Creem
Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
In office
Preceded by Brian J. Martin
Succeeded by Richard P. Howe
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 46th Middlesex District
In office
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by District eliminated
Personal details
Born (1940-02-06)February 6, 1940
Lowell, Massachusetts
Died May 1, 2018(2018-05-01) (aged 78)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Bentley College of Accounting and Finance
Lowell Technological Institute

Robert B. Kennedy (February 6, 1940 – May 1, 2018) was an American politician from Lowell, Massachusetts.

Early life[edit]

Kennedy was born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He attended Bentley College of Accounting and Finance and Lowell Technological Institute.[1]


From 1971 to 1975, Kennedy was a member of the Lowell City Council.[1] In 1972 he ran for the United States House of Representatives in Massachusetts's 5th congressional district. He finished fifth in a ten candidate Democratic primary with 7.47%.[2]

From 1975 to 1979, Kennedy was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[1]

Kennedy served on the Lowell City Council again from 1981 to 1990. From 1986 to 1987 he also served as Lowell's mayor.[1]

From 1989 to 1995, Kennedy represented the 3rd District on the Massachusetts Governor's Council.[1]


He died on May 1, 2018 in Lowell, Massachusetts at the age of 78.[3]