Lieutenant Sargent Shriver, United States Navy, Dies at 95.

by Daniel Russ on January 19, 2011

Sargent Shriver

Lieutenant Sargent Shriver, United States Navy, Dies at 95.

Once he tried to keep the United States out of WWII with an organization called America First, and then changed his mind, and served in the Navy for five years. Shriver was an attorney, and married into the Kennedy royalty by taking the hand of Eunice Kennedy, sister of John F. Kennedy. Shriver was a devout Catholic and started the Peace Corps. He was awarded rthe Purple Heart in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

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