While in the Senate, Kennedy published his book Profiles in Courage, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Biography.Son of Joe Kennedy. His paternal grandfather was P. J. Kennedy. Brother of Robert Kennedy, Ted Kennedy and Patricia Kennedy Lawford.
- "The hair is reddish-brown and abundant..." https://www.archives.gov/…/warren-commissio…/appendix-09.pdf
- " I remember how red his hair was." http://www.politico.com/…/my-handshake-with-jfk-fort-worth-…
- "She [called him] "this congressman with reddish-brown hair I met on the train." https://books.google.fr/
- "In his mid-forties, Kennedy was about six foot one in height, with a full head of brownish-red hair." https://books.google.it/