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February 22, August 25, Married into Joan Bennetthad three children; divorced in Remarried in to Victoria Reggie ; had no children See also: Rosemary Kennedy is seated on the far right. Kennedy requested that surgeons perform a lobotomy one of the earliest in the U.
Various reasons for the operation have been given, but it left her permanently incapacitated. Rosemary's name "was never mentioned in the house," according to Janet Des Rosiers, Kennedy's secretary and mistress of nine years.
Browndirector of the National Institute of Mental Healthsaid later that Joseph called his daughter Rosemary mentally retarded rather than mentally ill in order to protect John's reputation for a presidential run, and that the family's "lack of support for mental illness is part of a lifelong family denial of what was really so".
In his mid- to late 20s, he made a large fortune as a stock market and commodity investor; he reinvested in real estate and a wide range of business industries.
He did not build a significant business from scratch, but his timing as both buyer and seller was usually excellent. The most recent and most thorough biographer David Nasaw asserts that no credible evidence has been found to link Joseph Kennedy to bootlegging activities.
Early ventures[ edit ] Kennedy at age 25 inwhen he claimed to be America's youngest bank president After Kennedy graduated from Harvard in with a bachelor's degree in economics, he took his first job as a state-employed bank examiner; this allowed him to learn a great deal about the banking industry.
Inthe Columbia Trust Bank, in which his father held a significant share, was under threat of takeover.
At age 25, he was rewarded by being elected the bank's president. Kennedy told the press he was "the youngest" bank president in America. For example, he was real estate investor who turned a handsome profit from ownership of Old Colony Realty Associates, Inc. Morgan and Kennedy—to grow guayule.
Guayule is a plant that produces latex that can be used to make rubber. Many feared the German navy might blockade rubber shipments from Asia. As a result, Intercontinental established the Continental Farm and the little town of Continental in southeastern Arizona in The guayule growing operations didn't last and in the Continental Farm was sold to Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlandswho rented the fields to cotton farmers for several years.
There he oversaw the production of transports and warships. He happened to be on the corner of Wall and Broad Streets at the moment of the Wall Street bombing on September 16,and was thrown to the ground by the force of the blast. Kennedy subsequently became a multi-millionaire during the bull market of the s and even wealthier as a result of taking " short " positions in Kennedy no relation to this Kennedydescribed the Wall Street of the Kennedy era: Many firms whose securities were publicly traded published no regular reports or issued reports whose data were so arbitrarily selected and capriciously audited as to be worse than useless.
It was this circumstance that had conferred such awesome power on a handful of investment bankers like J. Morgan, because they commanded a virtual monopoly of the information necessary for making sound financial decisions.
Especially in the secondary marketswhere reliable information was all but impossible for the average investor to come by, opportunities abounded for insider manipulation and wildcat speculation.
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