John F. Kennedy

by Jamaal

Facts

Birth: May 29 1917

Death: November 22 1963

Kennedy was a democrat and a roman catholic

Kennedy's hometown is Brookline Massachusetts his father and mother is Joseph P Kennedy and Rose Kennedy he also has

  • Patrick Joseph Kennedy(grandfather)
  • John F. Fitzgerald (grandfather)
  • Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.(brother)
  • Rosemary Kennedy (sister)
  • Kathleen Kennedy (sister)
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver (sister)
  • Patricia Kennedy Lawford (sister)
  • Robert F. Kennedy (brother)
  • Jean Kennedy Smith (sister)
  • Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy(brother)

Kennedy was sent to the The Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut for 9th through  12th grade. In September 1936, Kennedy enrolled at Harvard College,As an upperclassman at Harvard, Kennedy became a more serious student and developed an interest in political philosophy. He graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Science cum laude in international affairs that year. In September 1941 Kennedy joined the U.S. Navy.

In the 1952 U.S. Senate election, Kennedy defeated incumbent Republican Henry Cabot Lodge II for the U.S. Senate seat. The following year, he married Jacqueline Bouvier. John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th president at noon on January 20, 1961. In his inaugural address he spoke of the need for all Americans to be active citizens, famously saying, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."

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