R. Sargent Shriver, the exuberant public servant and Kennedy in-law whose career included directing the Peace Corps, fighting the "War on Poverty" and, less successfully, running for office, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. He was 95.
One-week-old Paul Fitzgerald Kennedy Shriver makes his camera debut and his first trip as he leaves Logan International Airport in Boston with his mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and his father, Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver, on July 27, 1965.
Sargent Shriver and his wife, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, watch a satirical presentation on a day in the life of Shriver by the staff of the Office of Economic Opportunity at night in Washington on April 24, 1968.
John F. Kennedy's family is shown following his election as President in Hyannisport, Mass. Standing, from left to right: Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy; Steve Smith and his wife, Jean Kennedy; John F. Kennedy; Robert Kennedy; sister, Patricia Lawford; Sargent Shriver; brother Ted's wife, Joan; and actor, Peter Lawford. In foreground, left to right: Eunice Shriver, a sister; Joseph P. Kennedy with wife seated in front; Jacqueline Kennedy, and Ted Kennedy. Patricia Kennedy Lawford, the sister of President John F. Kennedy and wife of actor Peter Lawford.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, left, and her husband, Sargent Shriver, leave the Church of St. Thomas More on July 23, 1999, after a memorial mass for her nephew, John F. Kennedy Jr., and his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, in New York.
First Lady Hillary Clinton, left, Sargent Shirver, center, and Queen Noor of Jordan, right, cut the ribbon during opening ceremonies at Shriver Hall on Sept. 15, 1998, in Washington. The facility will be the Peace Corps' new multi-purpose center named in honor of Shriver, the Corps' first director. Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger are pictured in the background at center-right.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, is congratulated by his father-in-law, R. Sargent Shriver, after Schwarzenegger declared victory in the California gubernatorial recall election at his election night headquarters in Los Angeles on Oct. 7, 2003.
Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, is joined by in-laws Eunice Kennedy Shriver, left, and Sargent Shriver following his victory in the California gubernatorial recall election in Los Angeles on Oct. 7, 2003.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, points with his wife Maria Shriver, second right, and her parents, Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Sargent Shriver, during Schwarzenegger's swearing-in ceremony at the State Capitol on Nov. 17, 2003, in Sacramento, Calif.
Special Olympics founder and Honorary Chairperson Eunice Kennedy Shriver, left, and husband Sargent Shriver attend the party for the Faces of Sport party benefiting the Special Olympics on April 29, 2004, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Sargent Shriver, widower or Eunice Kennedy Shriver, is wheeled along in the procession before the funeral of Eunice Kennedy Shriver at Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in the Hyannis section of Barnstable, Mass., Friday, Aug. 14, 2009. She died in August 2009 at age 88.
Sargent Shriver is escorted to his seat in the church by his son Anthony Kennedy Shriver before funeral services for Sen. Edward Kennedy at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Boston, on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009.