Oral History

Harold Vaughan

A campaign secretary for the Boston area during John F. Kennedy’s senatorial campaign in the 1950s, Vaughan had personal contact with JFK and arranged several of his appearances and public events, particularly in local African-American communities. He maintained political ties to the Kennedy family and later worked with Ted Kennedy on his early senatorial campaigns. Recorded July 25, 2007.

Mr. Vaughan passed away on April 22, 2016.