EDWARD L. KENNEDY, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Kennedy '46

Date of birth: 1923

Date of death: May 19, 1955

Age: ~31

Lucky Bag

From the 1946 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From The Progress-Index of Petersburg, Virginia on May 19, 1955:

NAVY CAPTAIN KILLED IN JET PLANE CRASH

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Navy today listed as dead Capt. Albert S. Major, commanding officer of Saufley Field near Pensacola, Fla., and Lt. Edward L. Kennedy, also of Saufley, whose two-place jet crashed Into a swampy area near here Tuesday. Previously they had been listed as missing because parts of two bodies found in the burned wreck age had not been positively identified. The fliers crashed shortly after takeoff from Jacksonville Naval Air Station on a flight to Saufley.

He is buried in Maryland.

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Class of 1946

Edward is one of 35 members of the Class of 1946 in Memorial Hall.