George McGovern - Sargent Shriver 1972 presidential campaign bumper sticker - 1972, Bumper, Campaign, George, McGOVERN, Presidential, SARGENT, Shriver, sticker

George McGovern - Sargent Shriver 1972 presidential campaign bumper sticker - 1972, Bumper, Campaign, George, McGOVERN, Presidential, SARGENT, Shriver, sticker

Eunice Kennedy and Sargent Shriver wedding cake 1953. #Celebritystyleweddings.com @Celebrity Style Weddings

Eunice Kennedy and Sargent Shriver wedding cake 1953. #Celebritystyleweddings.com @Celebrity Style Weddings

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Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., was the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps.
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NAME: Sargent Shriver OCCUPATION: Activist, Legal Professional, Military Leader, Diplomat BIRTH DATE: November 09, 1915 DEATH DATE: January 18, 2011 PLACE OF BIRTH: Westminster, Maryland PLACE OF DEATH: Bethesda, Maryland Full Name: Robert Sargent Shriver Jr.  Sargent Shriver was a political administrator and diplomat perhaps best known for designing the U.S. Peace Corps, which was established in 1961. Shriver served as first director of the organization from its inception until 1966.

NAME: Sargent Shriver OCCUPATION: Activist, Legal Professional, Military Leader, Diplomat BIRTH DATE: November 09, 1915 DEATH DATE: January 18, 2011 PLACE OF BIRTH: Westminster, Maryland PLACE OF DEATH: Bethesda, Maryland Full Name: Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. Sargent Shriver was a political administrator and diplomat perhaps best known for designing the U.S. Peace Corps, which was established in 1961. Shriver served as first director of the organization from its inception until 1966.

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Sargent and Eunice Shriver.  One gave us the Peace Corp, one gave us Special Olympics.  That's leaving a legacy.

Sargent and Eunice Shriver. One gave us the Peace Corp, one gave us Special Olympics. That's leaving a legacy.

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I was very lucky to have worked with Eunice and Sargent Shriver. The finest example of true philanthropy, I found them to be truly amazing human beings. Spending a night in their home and being served breakfast by Mr. Shriver remains a highlight of my life. She was the first celebrity to stand up for people with intellectual disabilities (her sister was DD) and created Special Olympics, Unified Sports, and helped their son found Best Buddies. These two changed the world for the better…

I was very lucky to have worked with Eunice and Sargent Shriver. The finest example of true philanthropy, I found them to be truly amazing human beings. Spending a night in their home and being served breakfast by Mr. Shriver remains a highlight of my life. She was the first celebrity to stand up for people with intellectual disabilities (her sister was DD) and created Special Olympics, Unified Sports, and helped their son found Best Buddies. These two changed the world for the better…

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Eunice Kennedy dancing with her father, Joe Kennedy Sr on her wedding to Sargent Shriver, May 23, 1953.

Eunice Kennedy dancing with her father, Joe Kennedy Sr on her wedding to Sargent Shriver, May 23, 1953.

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Grave Marker- Father of Democrat Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. and grandfather of Maria Shriver.

Grave Marker- Father of Democrat Robert Sargent Shriver Jr. and grandfather of Maria Shriver.

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