|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1916|
|Death: ||May 28, 1981|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Kirk LeMoyne Billings, a retired advertising executive and a friend of President John F. Kennedy, died Wednesday at his Manhattan apartment. He was 65 years old.
Mr. Billings and Mr. Kennedy were roommates at Choate and then at Princeton before Mr. Kennedy transferred to Harvard. Although Mr. Billings never served the President in an official capacity, he was a frequent guest at the White House.
He was born in Pittsburgh and graduated from Princeton. He served with the Navy in the Pacific during World War II, then attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Billings was active in all of John Kennedy's campaigns as well as those of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. He headed the committee that oversaw the construction of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He was also a trustee of the Kennedy Library at Harvard.
Kirk Billings, 65, Dies; Friend of the Kennedys,
New York Times, Obituaries, May 29, 1981
Frederic Tremaine Billings, M. D. (1873 - 1933)
Romaine Elizabeth LeMoyne Billings (1882 - 1970)
Frank LeMoyne Billings (1910 - 1910)*
Kirk LeMoyne Billings (1916 - 1981)
Plot: Sec 12 Lot 92/93 Grave 17
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Record added: Oct 14, 2009
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