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  2. Sargent Shriver - Wikipedia

    Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American diplomat, politician, and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver , he was part of the Kennedy family . Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps , and founded the Job Corps , Head Start , VISTA , Upward Bound , [2] and other ...

  3. R. Sargent Shriver | American politician | Britannica

    R. Sargent Shriver, in full Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., (born November 9, 1915, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.—died January 18, 2011, Bethesda, Maryland), administrator, diplomat, first director (1961–66) of the U.S. Peace Corps, and Democratic nominee for the U.S. vice presidency in 1972.

  4. R. Sargent Shriver | JFK Library

    Robert Sargent Shriver was born on November 9, 1915 in Westminster, Maryland to Robert and Hilda Shriver. After graduating from the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, which he attended on a full scholarship, Shriver spent the summer in Germany as part of the Experiment in International Living, returning in the fall of 1934 to begin ...

  5. SARGE: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SARGENT SHRIVER. BY SCOTT STOSSEL. This exhaustively researched, authorized biography depicts Shriver’s connection to the historical events of the 20th century—the Great Depression, World War II, JFK’s assassination, the Cold War, and more.

  6. Sargent Shriver - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American politician who was the first director of the Peace Corps from 1961 until 1966, then he was the first director of the OEO from 1964 until 1968, and was the 21st ambassador to France from 1968 until 1970.

  7. R. Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps Leader, Dies at 95

    R. Sargent Shriver, the Kennedy in-law who became the founding director of the Peace Corps, the architect of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty, a United States ambassador to France ...

  8. Sargent Shriver obituary | The Kennedys | The Guardian

    Wed 19 Jan 2011 13.00 EST. Related by marriage to the Kennedy family, Sargent Shriver, who has died aged 95, had powerful political credentials in the US and sought high office several times ...

  9. Sargent Shriver Jr. (1915-2011) - Find a Grave Memorial

    Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. Birth. 9 Nov 1915. Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, USA. Death. 18 Jan 2011 (aged 95) Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. Burial. Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery.

  10. Sargent Shriver - Biography - IMDb

    Mini Bio (1) One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern 's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the Office of Economic Opportunity ...

  11. Sargent Shriver Peace Institute - About Shriver

    About Shriver. Sargent Shriver was one of our nation’s most influential public figures. His legacy of social innovation and achievement is rooted in his spiritually driven idealism and formidable political skill—cultivating allies, engaging critics, and working tirelessly to promote public understanding of his ambitious and often ...