Kennedy, Raymond "Ray"(born: 1913 - died: 1997)
Raymond "Ray" Kennedy was a horseman who was probably born in Bryantsville, KY. He is the older brother of John "Jay" Kennedy. The family moved to New Kensington/Greensburg, Pennsylvania after the brothers' father died. The Kennedy brothers became well-known horsemen. There were many other African American horsemen such as those who were featured in the American Saddlebred Museum 2007 exhibit - Out of the Shadows: Bringing to Light Black Horsemen in Saddlebred History. Additional information provided by Jayne Kennedy-Ellis, niece of Raymond Kennedy. For more information on the Black Horsemen, see the DVD titled Out of the Shadows, winner of a Silver Telly at the 28th Annual Telly Awards, available at the American Saddlebred Museum.