John F. Kennedy

by: Cady

this is JFK and his family

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookeline, Massachusetts. John F. Kennedy went by Jack most of the time. After high school John went and traveled the world and then went to Harvard. After he graduated college with his degree in Bachelor of science cum lade Jack joined the US Navy. He served in the secret navy. His boat was attacked by a japense destroyer in the middle of the night. He gathered all his ship mates who survied and they swam to a small island. John carried a very injured man on his back to the small island where they where heading. After they where rescued he was given many medals. He was honored  the Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, and the World War 2 Victory Medal. When Jack was asked why he became a war hero he said " its easy, they cut my ship in half." After the war John got elected into the sentate. After his first year of him being in seneate he married his wife Jaquline. On Januray 20, 1961 John was elected president of the united states. He is the only president who was Roman Cathitlioc and the only president who has won a pulitzeer prize. John was president during the Cuba Missil Crisis. He and his wife had 4 kids. Caroline and John Jr. lived after birth. Patrick died 2 days after his premature birth. Arabella died right after she was born. John F. Kennedy was murder while in Dallas by a man named Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald was charged with the crime but got shot and killed leaving the court house.

this picture is from John was president
John Fiterzarld Kennedy was just shot in this photo

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