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A tribute to Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Certification that Edward M. Kennedy was chosen to fill the vacant Senate seat of Senator John F. Kennedy, November 21, 1962

Edward Kennedy first entered the U.S. Senate in 1962 when he won a special election to fill the vacant Senate seat of his brother—John F. Kennedy—who had resigned the seat in 1960 to become President of the United States.

RG 46, Records of the U.S. Senate

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