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The Peace Corps. founder and former Democratic vice presidential candidate died Jan. 18 at 95 following a long battle with Alzheimer's disease — a cause daughter Maria Shriver has championed in recent years. Shriver was married to Eunice Kennedy, sister of John F. Kennedy, for whom he served as Midwest campaign manager for Kennedy's 1960 presidential bid. He launched the Peace Corps. in 1961 and, following President Kennedy's assassination, led President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty. Shriver was on the Democratic ticket with George McGovern in 1972, but the two were defeated by incumbent President Richard Nixon.