The honor guard places President Kennedy’s casket in the East Room of the White House, Those watching include Hugh Auchincloss, Janet Auchincloss, Kenneth O’Donnell, Larry O’Brien, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, Naval Aide Captain Tazewell Shepard, Jean Kennedy Smith, Sargent Shriver, Jacqueline Kennedy, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, and others. (Cecil Stoughton/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum/MCT)
Sargent Shriver(1915-2011) married Eunice Kennedy (1921-2009), a sister of John F. Kennedy, on May 23, 1953 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. They had five children. She was the founder of the Special Olympics and he was the driving force behind the Peace Corps.
Following John F Kennedy's election as President, the family gathered for a photo on November 9, 1960. Shown standing, left to right are: Mrs Robert F Kennedy; Steve Smith and his wife, Jean Kennedy; John F Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; sister, Patricia Lawford; Sargent Shriver; brother Ted's wife, Joan; and British actor, Peter Lawford. In foreground: Eunice Shriver, a sister; Joseph P Kennedy with wife seated in front; Jacqueline Kennedy, and Ted Kennedy. Photograph: AP
Eunice Kennedy and Sargent Shriver dated for seven years. Click the image to read the entire Montgomery Magazine story on Mark Shriver. Photo: R. Sargent Shriver Collection/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
In this July 27, 1965 file photo, one-week-old Anthony Paul Fitzgerald Kennedy Shriver makes his camera debut and his first trip as he leaves Logan International Airport in Boston with his mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver and his father Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver.