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Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. is a recurring character in the fifth season. He is a legitimate business man with ties to bootlegging. He is a member of the board of the Mayflower Grain company. Nucky hopes to partner with him with repeal of prohibition imminent. He is based on the historical figure of the same name.



Season 5[]

("Golden Days for Boys and Girls")


  • Nucky Thompson: Business Associate (deceased)
  • Margaret Thompson: Business Associate
  • Charles Gabler: Business Partner
  • Theodore Rollins: Business Partner
  • Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy: Wife
  • Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr: Son
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Son
  • Rose Marie Kennedy: Daughter
  • Kathleen Agnes Kennedy: Daughter
  • Eunice Mary Kennedy: Daughter
  • Patricia Helen Kennedy: Daughter
  • Robert Francis Kennedy: Son
  • Jean Ann Kennedy: Daughter

Memorable Quotes Remember, strength in numbers[]


Season five appearances
Golden Days for Boys and Girls The Good Listener What Jesus Said Cuanto
King of Norway Devil You Know Friendless Child Eldorado