What Color Eyes Did John F. Kennedy Have?


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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy had eyes greenish-gray in color, according to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. John F. Kennedy's eye color was inherited from his parents, Joseph Patrick Kennedy and Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

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Kennedy also inherited his parents' blood type, O positive. He had reddish-brown hair and stood 6 feet 1 inch tall. At the time of his assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, he weighed 172 and 1/2 pounds. His shoe size was 10C.

Perhaps as a nod to his Irish ancestral roots, one of Kennedy's favorite songs reportedly was "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."

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