Encyclopedia > Rosemary Kennedy

  Article Content

Rosemary Kennedy

Rosemary Kennedy is the oldest daughter of Rose and Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.[?] She was born in September 1918, and she was slightly retarded.

The family had problems dealing with this, and in 1941 her father asked a neurosurgeon to perform a prefrontal lobotomy - this was considered a magical cure. This did not have the effect that was foreseen, and afterwards Rosemary was incapable of living a normal life. She has been living in an institution in Wisconsin since that time.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
U.S. presidential election, 1804

... Mate(Electoral Votes) Thomas Jefferson (W) 162 Democratic-Republican George Clinton (162) Charles C. Pinckney[?] 14 Federalist Rufus King ...

This page was created in 24.3 ms