Charles Daly

member, President JFK's staff

A former aide to President John F. Kennedy, Daly became the director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on January 1, 1988, and executive director of the Kennedy Library Foundation in 1994. He played a leadership role in making the national memorial to President Kennedy one of the country's leading centers for public discourse and the exchange of ideas. During his tenure at the Kennedy Library, Daly helped bring to fruition several major projects including the construction of the Stephen Smith Center which opened in February 1991; the construction of the Fallon Pier with the University of Massachusetts Boston which opened in 1992; and the construction and opening of the new museum that was dedicated by President Bill Clinton in October 1993.

In addition, Daly participated in the establishment of the Profile in Courage Award, the endowment of several major research fellowships, computerization of the Library's work force, and expansion of the Library's educational programs. Mr. Daly, who shares his birthday with President John F. Kennedy, was born in Dublin, Ireland on May 29, 1927 and is a naturalized US citizen. Daly graduated with honors from Yale University in 1949 with a degree in international relations and from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1959.

A former aide to President John F. Kennedy, Daly became the director of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on January 1, 1988, and executive director of the Kennedy Library Foundation in 1994. He played a leadership role in making the national memorial to President Kennedy one of the country's leading centers for public discourse and the exchange of ideas. During his tenure at the Kennedy Library, Daly helped bring to fruition several major projects including the construction of the Stephen Smith Center which opened in February 1991; the construction of the Fallon Pier with the University of Massachusetts Boston which opened in 1992; and the construction and opening of the new museum that was dedicated by President Bill Clinton in October 1993.

In addition, Daly participated in the establishment of the Profile in Courage Award, the endowment of several major research fellowships, computerization of the Library's work force, and expansion of the Library's educational programs. Mr. Daly, who shares his birthday with President John F. Kennedy, was born in Dublin, Ireland on May 29, 1927 and is a naturalized US citizen. Daly graduated with honors from Yale University in 1949 with a degree in international relations and from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1959.

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