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John F. Kennedy

Born May 29, 1917
Brookline, Massachusetts

Died November 22, 1963
Dallas, Texas

Politician, thirty-fifth president
of the United States

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John F. Kennedy was a war hero, U.S. congressman, and senator before being elected to the presidency in 1960. He is remembered as one of the most appealing and beloved political leaders of the twentieth century. He brought to the U.S. president's Oval Office an abundance of style and wit. However, his presidency and his political agenda were cut short by his assassination on November 22, 1963.

Political Roots

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts, a community just outside Boston. He was one of nine children born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy. His father, a businessman and diplomat, made a fortune in banking and was the U.S. ambassador to England between 1937 and 1940. His maternal grandfather...

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