Mary Kennedy Biography

Architect(1960–2012)
Mary (Richardson) Kennedy, an architect focusing on philanthropy and the environment, was the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Synopsis

Born in 1960, Mary (Richardson) Kennedy married Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in April of 1994, and they had four children. Kennedy worked as an architect, and was known for her philanthropic and environmental work. On May 16, 2012, at age 52, Kennedy was found dead at her home in Bedford, New York. It was later determined that Mary had died of asphyxiation due to hanging.

Personal Life

Born in 1960, Mary (Richardson) Kennedy married Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in April of 1994. They had four children, Conor, Kyra, William and Aiden. Kennedy worked as an architect, and was known for her philanthropic and environmental work.

Robert filed for divorce from Mary on May 12, 2010, and a few days later, Mary was arrested for drunk driving. She was charged again for drunk driving in August of 2010, after she was pulled over for speeding on the Taconic State Parkway in New York.

Death

On May 16, 2012, when she was just 52 years old, Mary Kennedy was found dead at her home in Bedford, New York. It was later determined that Mary had died of asphyxiation due to hanging. She is survived by ex-husband Robert and their four children.

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