Ivan Goff, with his grandson Matthew, years later at his Malibu residence. Thanks to Ivan's niece Katherine, I was able to make the correction that Matthew is the son of Kevin.
In the early 1960s Irene worked for Ivan Goff the producer of the television series Mission Impossible. Adamson has taken on the "impossible mission" of trying to solve the JFK assassination...
In 1962 Irene worked at Goff's on the beautiful Santa Monica beach which was right next door to JFK's in-law, actor Peter Lawford. She remembers that JFK use to land his helicopter when visiting Lawford's at the beach.
In the early 1960s Irene worked for Goff who was the creator of Charlie Angeles.
In 1962 Irene worked at Santa Monica beach which was right next door to JFK's in-law, actor Peter Lawford. She remembers that JFK use to land his helicopter when visiting Lawford's at the beach.
This was not the first time Irene Kennedy and President Kennedy's paths had crossed. In January 1961 prior to the inauguration of Kennedy The Washington Star reported that Irene's sister Patsy Kennedy:
"One of the most loyal volunteers by the name of Patricia Kennedy is no relation of JFK. She is not even a citizen of the United States of America. Attractive Miss Kennedy, who is social secretary at the Pakistan [Ally Kahn] Embassy, hails from Dublin. Not only is she enthusiastic about things Irish and American, but her sister [Irene] is Secretary of Dublin's Irish-American Society."
Irene was not only Secretary she was one of the founders of the Irish-American Society.
Another Irish newspaper reported:
"Woman Who Won Votes for Him [JFK] In Ireland."
Irene, 15 Longford Terrace, Monkstown, who campaigned in Ireland for the new U.S. President, today sent him a telegram of congratulations.
The letter from then candidate John F. Kennedy
Irene was honorary. secretary of the Irish-American Society. "Four years ago (in 1957) she represented the Society in America. While there she met Senator Kennedy:
Last June she received a letter from him stating: "You would be a great help in our campaign for President. If you are coming to America this summer we will be delighted to have you in our camp."Click Here Ireen Inauguration Committee /Irene Document..
Irene was unable to make the journey but she started campaigning at this end. Through the Society she contacted all Americans visiting Ireland, and asked them to vote for Kennedy. She sent the same message to 30 relations of hers in Boston. Her maiden name was Kennedy and her family came from Loughrea, Co. Galway while President Kennedy's great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy had immigrated from Dunganstown, New Ross.
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