OBITUARIES
California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives
LOCAL OBITUARIES

R. Sargent Shriver

Sargent Shriver, a lawyer and Kennedy in-law, worked for JFK's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations. He launched social programs including the Peace Corps, Head Start and the Job Corps and led the "war on poverty." Programs he created "still change people's lives," says daughter Maria Shriver Charles Harrity / Associated Press
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