John F. Kennedy
By: Alia Teamer

About Me

Born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts. John F. Kennedy, nicknamed "Jack," was the second oldest of a group of nine  siblings. His brothers and sisters include Eunice Kennedy, the founder of the Special Olympics; Robert Kennedy, a U.S. Attorney General; and Ted Kennedy, one of the most powerful senators in American history. The Kennedy children remained loving and supportive of each other throughout their entire lives.

John F. Kennedy served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate before becoming the 35th president in 1961. As president, Kennedy faced a number of foreign crises, especially in Cuba and Berlin, but managed to secure such achievements as the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and the Alliance for Progress. On November 22, 1963, Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas.


John F. Kennedy

  • Born: May 29, 1917
  • Death: November 22, 1963
  • Religious Views: Catholic
  • Political Views: Democrat
  • Hometown: Brookline, Massachusetts

Family:

  • Parents: Rose & Joseph P Kennedy
  • Siblings: Eight
  • Children: two sons & two daughters
  • Wife: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Highest Education: Harvard University

5 People that would've been JFK's Friend:

  1. Barack Obama
  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  3. Woodrow Wilson
  4. Andrew Jackson
  5. Harry S. Truman

What did he do for a living?

  • US Senator from Massachusetts
  • Member of the US House of Representative from Massachusetts
  • Served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy

5 Interesting Facts

  • He was 43 years old at his Inauguration - Youngest President Ever
  • First ever Catholic President
  • Kennedy started the Peace Corp
  • Kennedy was the fourth president to be assassinated and the eighth to die in office
  • JFK was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan

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