Quotes by Sargent Shriver

About Sargent Shriver:

Robert Sargent "Sarge" Shriver, Jr. was an American politician and activist. As the husband of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, he was part of the Kennedy family, serving in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Shriver was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps, founded the Job Corps, Head Start and other programs as the "architect" of Johnson's "War on Poverty" and served as the United States Ambassador to France.

Author Bio

  • NameSargent Shriver
  • DescriptionRobert Sargent Shriver, Jr.
  • BornNovember 9, 1915
  • DiedJanuary 18, 2011
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer; Lawyer; Diplomat; Ambassador; Politician
  • AwardsGrand Gold Decoration Of Styria; Purple Heart; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom From Want; Pacem In Terris Award