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James Vincent Kennedy Jr.

United States Navy

James Vincent Kennedy Jr. Enlisted in the United States Navy in 1968 and was honorably discharged from active and inactive reserve duty as a third class petty officer in 1973. He served two years active duty on two mighty war ships, the first being the Guided Missile Cruiser USS Columbus CG-12 and the other the Gearing Class Destroyer USS Keppler DD-765. His primary duties were in ships operation, CIC warfare, and administration. James is the son of Alice (Hart) and James Kennedy, the grandson of Alice Tinneny and Cornelius Hart and the great grandson of Patrick “Yankee Pat” Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, county Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia. James and his wife Teri live in San Clemente, California.


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