John Kennedy

-He was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, May 29 ,1917

-He was the 35th President of the United States.

-Kennedy became the youngest president of his country, after Theodore Roosevelt.

-Kennedy studied Political Science at Harvard University. He later served as a lieutenant in the Navy, where he earned a Purple Heart, among other honors, during World War II. After leaving the Navy, Kennedy worked as a journalist for several years. He later went on to serve three terms in House of Representatives, followed by a term as senator from 1953 to 1961.

-In 1960, Kennedy won the presidential election by a very narrow margin but carried the electoral college 303–219, beating Richard Nixon to become the 35th president of the United States. He was the youngest man and first Catholic to hold that office.

Comment Stream