Robert Francis Kennedy
Who was RFK?
A few words about RFK
Robert Francis Kennedy was most commonly known by his initials RFK. Some of them – including the press – often referred to him as Bobby – just a nickname. He was both a lawyer and a politician. He gained notoriety as a politician going for the White House, but he was assassinated before the actual elections.
Prior to going for the presidency, Kennedy was the 64th U.S. Attorney General, as well as a U.S. Senator for New York.
Kennedy served as an attorney general between 1961 and 1965. He was a senator between 1965 and 1968, when he was assassinated. Just like his brothers Edward and John, he was one of the leading names in the Democratic Party.