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John F. Kennedy first lived in Brookline, Mass. The family then moved to New York, and he attended high school and college in Connecticut. After serving in the military, John returned to Massachusetts to run for office and remained there until he was elected to the pres...


John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States, and he remains famous for the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, the Alliance for Progress and his own assassination. He was also an active advocate of civil rights in America.


His father Joseph Kennedy had the most influence on John F. Kennedy, followed by his brothers, particularly Joe, his older brother and rival. Joseph Kennedy had high ambitions for his sons, especially Joe, whom the father hoped would one day be president.


John F. Kennedy was in office for 2 years and 10 months. He defeated Richard Nixon to become the 35th President on January 20, 1961. He was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963.


Dwight D. Eisenhower served as president of the United States before John F. Kennedy. Eisenhower was first elected president in 1952, and he was re-elected in 1956.


JFK regularly ordered chicken in a champagne sauce when he ate out and adopted the trend toward French cuisine that his wife embraced for entertaining guests. He also revealed a fondness for hearty, New England dishes in his daily meals. He ate soup daily and requested ...


John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie had three children: Caroline, John and Patrick. They also had a stillborn baby who would have been named Arabella.