John Fitzgerald Kennedy, known commonly by his initials as JFK, was born into a prominent political family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, an American ambassador and businessman who urged his children to be ambitious and wo... More »

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was the 35th president of the United States. He was sworn in on Jan. 20, 1961, and was killed in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, barely serving 1,000 days as president. More »

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Richard M. Nixon ran against John F. Kennedy in the 1960 presidential election. President Kennedy won by a very slim margin, receiving 34,226,731 popular votes versus Nixon’s 34,108,157 votes and 303 electoral votes vers... More »

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was the 35th president of the United States. He served from 1961 to 1963, and he was the first Roman Catholic president. He had barely served 1,000 days in office before he was assassinat... More »

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was the 35th president of the United States. He was sworn in on Jan. 20, 1961, and was killed in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, barely serving 1,000 days as president. More »

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as JFK, was born in Brookline, Mass. on May 29, 1917. He was born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy. In 1961, Kennedy became the 35th president of the United States at the age of 43. More »

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Mass. His parents were Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr. He was the second child and the second son of the couple. More »

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