Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and diplomat who served as the United States ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017. She is the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Caroline Bouvier Kennedy (born November 27, 1957) is an American author, attorney, and diplomat who served as the United States ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017. She is the only long-lasting child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
The Kennedy relations has long been prominent in US politics. Kennedy was going on for six behind her dad was assassinated on November 22, 1963. The following year, Caroline, her mother, and brother John F. Kennedy Jr. settled upon the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where she attended school. Kennedy graduated from Radcliffe College of Harvard University and worked at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she met her well along husband, exhibit designer Edwin Schlossberg. She complex earned a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School. Most of Kennedy’s professional vivaciousness has spanned work and politics, as without difficulty as education reform and charitable work. She has plus acted as a spokesperson for her family’s legacy and co-authored two books as soon as Ellen Aldermanon upon civil liberties.
Early in the primary race for the 2008 presidential election, Kennedy and her uncle, Ted Kennedy, endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama; she well ahead stumped for him in Florida, Indiana, and Ohio, served as co-chair of his Vice Presidential Search Committee, and addressed the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver.
After Obama fixed United States Senator Hillary Clinton to facilitate as secretary of state, Kennedy expressed raptness in swine appointed to Clinton’s empty Senate seat from New York, but she progressive withdrew from consideration, citing “personal reasons.” Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand ultimately replaced Clinton as the junior New York senator. In 2013, President Obama appointed Kennedy as the United States ambassador to Japan.