35. John F. Kennedy

The Periodic Table of the Presidents - John F. Kennedy  John F. Kennedy Official Portrait - The Periodic Table of the Presidents

“JFK”

  • Full Name: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Years in Office: 1961–1963
  • Political Party: Democratic
  • Nicknames: “JFK,” “Jack”
  • Age at Inauguration: 43
  • Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Birth: May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Death: November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas
  • Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Ancestry: Irish
  • Father: Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1888–1969); Financier, diplomat
  • Mother: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890–1995)
  • Wife: Jacqueline Lee Bouvier (July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994)
  • Marriage: September 12, 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Children: Caroline Bouvier (1957–); John Fitzgerald, Jr. (1960–1999); Patrick Bouvier (1963)
  • Home: Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
  • Education: Choate School; London School of Economics; Princeton University; Harvard University (1940); Stanford University
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • Military Service: Yes
  • Career:
    • Writer
    • Officer in U.S. Navy (1942–1945)
    • Member of U.S. House of Representatives (1947–1953)
    • Member of U.S. Senate (1953–1961)
    • President (1961–1963)
  • Writings: Why England Slept; Profiles in Courage

Campaign Poster

35 Jfk, Kennedy for President, Leadership for the 60's, poster, 1960

 

Kennedy for President: Leadership for the 60’s, poster, 1960

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