Eugene Cullen Kennedy (FBI)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records on, about, mentioning, or concerning Eugene Cullen Kennedy (August 28, 1928 – June 3, 2015). Kennedy was a well known public figure and his death is common knowledge, therefore, proof of death is not required. For example, his death was published in the news by the New York Times here: and by the Chicago Tribune here:

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I agree to fees up to $12. If fees will exceed this amount, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Smathers

From: Deutsch, Kimberly L. (RMD) (FBI)

Good afternoon,

Before the FBI can process your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy (FOIPA) request you must provide the following information highlighted with an “X” Mark.

_____A current and complete mailing address is required as the FBI does not send releases and/or correspondence by electronic means.

_____Proof of death is required such as: (death certificate, obituary, written media, recognized source that can be documented, Who’s Who in America, FBI file that indicates subject is deceased, or the Social Security Death Index Page). Proof of death is not required if date of birth is 100 years ago or greater but a date of birth is needed

___X__A website link in itself does not satisfy the proof of death requirement (Please provide the actual documentation and source)

_____The FBI does not accept electronic signatures. The signature must be original and legible. A scanned version is acceptable.

_____The U. S. Department of Justice DOJ-361 Form (Certification of Identity) requires an original and legible signature

_____The U. S. Department of Justice DOJ-361 Form (Certification of Identity) and/or privacy waiver is not legible, properly sized or cannot be accessed in the submitted format. Please send the attachment or attachments independently in either a Word Document or PDF. The documents must be compatible with Microsoft Office 2007 products.

_____Other information as stated:

_____The attachments cannot be opened in the present format. Please resend either as a pdf or a Word Document.

Please complete and submit the required information in order for the FBI to process your request.

Information regarding the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy is available at or If you require additional assistance please contact me.

Thank you,

Kimberly L. Deutsch
Management and Program Analyst/ Public Information Officer
Records/Information Dissemination Section Front Office
Records Management Division
Federal Bureau of Investigation
170 Marcel Drive Winchester, VA 22602
Personal Desk: (540) 868-4595
Public Information Desk: (540) 868-4593
Fax: (540) 868-4391/4997

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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