US politician and activist Sargent Shriver dies aged 95
Thursday, January 20, 2011
France, died Tuesday at the age of 95 in Maryland, of complications from . He served as the ambassador to France under US Presidents and . Shriver was born Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. on November 9, 1915 in , Maryland. He also served in the US Navy during World War II., the 21st US Ambassador to
Shriver was a candidate for Vice President of the United States with former US Senatorin 1972 when McGovern's first pick, resigned from the Democratic ticket. He and McGovern lost the election to and .
Shriver's wife,died in August 2009 and two weeks later, brother-in-law Senator died on August 25, 2009.
Shriver is survived by his children,, , , , and .
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