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Political matriarch Rose Kennedy, 104, dies 20 years ago this hour (Jan 22 1995)

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(Sunday, January 22, 1995, 5:30 p.m. EST)Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, the mother of President John F. Kennedy and of two United States Senators, the wife of a fabulously wealthy businessman-ambassador and the matriarch of a family whose political triumphs and personal tragedies she carried with quiet dignity for 80 years, died this afternoon at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, from complications from pneumonia. She was 104.