Category: US President
John F. Kennedy was born on the 29th of May in 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts.John F. Kennedy was commonly called JFK or Jack Kennedy. John F. Kennedy, who served the United States as the thirty-fifth president, was basically an American politician who served the country as president from January 1961 up to his assassination during November 1963. Distinguished events that happened during his presidential tenure included the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, and the Space Race through initiating the Project Apollo, the construction of the Berlin Wall, the increased US participation in the Vietnam War, and the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
John F. Kennedy resided in Brookline for ten years and was enrolled in the Noble and Greenough Lower School, the Edward Devotion School, and the Dexter School up to the fourth grade. The family of John F. Kennedy moved in 1927 to the Independence Avenue in Riverdale, New York City. After two years, they moved to the Pondfield Road in Bronxville, New York, where Kennedy was an associate of Scout Troop 2. The family of John F. Kennedy spent summers at their house in Hyannisport, Massachusetts and Easter holidays and Christmas at their winter house in Palm Beach, Florida.
Subsequent to the military service as the Motor Torpedo Boats PT-59 and PT-109 commander during the Second World War in the South Pacific, John F. Kennedy represented the eleventh congressional district of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives as a Democrat for 6 years from 1947 to 1953. Subsequently, John F. Kennedy served in the United States Senate from Massachusetts from 1953 up to 1960. John F. Kennedy overpowered Richard Nixon, the Republican candidate and the Vice President during the 1960 United States Presidential Election. John F. Kennedy was the youngest man to have been chosen to the office at the age of 43, and the second-youngest American president next to Theodore Roosevelt, and the first individual born during the twentieth century to serve as an American president. So far, John F. Kennedy has been the only Roman Catholic American president and the only president of the United States to have won a Pulitzer Prize.
John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas, Texas on the 22nd of November in 1963. The assassinator, Lee Harvey Oswald, was detained that afternoon and charged with the offense that night. A Dallas nightclub operator, Jack Ruby, shot and murdered Oswald after two days. It was earlier than a trial could come to pass. The Warren Commission and the FBI officially decided that Oswald was the only assassin. The U.S. House Select Committee on Assassinations concurred with the decision that Oswald fired the gunshots that killed the U.S. President, but the committee also decided that John F. Kennedy was most likely assassinated as the consequence of a plot.
The information about the private life of John F. Kennedy has come to light since the 1960s. Particulars of health problems of John F. Kennedy with which he fought have become better recognized, particularly since the 1990s. Even though at first, kept secret from the populace, statements of John F. Kennedy being disloyal in marriage have gathered much press. John F. Kennedy ranks greatly in public view ratings of United States presidents, but there is a breach between his public status and his status in the middle of academics.