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John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
36th President of the United States
In office

January 20, 1961 – January 20, 1969

Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (1961 - 65)

Hubert H. Humphrey (1965 - 1969)

Preceded by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Succeeded by Robert F. Kennedy
United States Senator

from Massachusetts

In office

January 3, 1953 – December 22, 1960

Preceded by Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Succeeded by Benjamin A. Smith II
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives

from Massachusetts's 11th district

In office

January 3, 1947 – January 3, 1953

Preceded by James Michael Curley
Succeeded by Tip O'Neill
Personal details
Born John Fitzgerald Kennedy

May 29, 1917

Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.

Died October 17, 2007 (aged 90)

Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, U.S.

Resting place Arlington National Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Marilyn Monroe

(m. 1956 - 2005; her death)

Relations
Children
Parents Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.

Rose Kennedy

Alma mater Harvard University (S.B.)
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature
John F. Kennedy's Signature
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1941–1945
Rank Lieutenant
Unit Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109
Battles/wars World War II

Solomon Islands campaign

Awards

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 - October 17, 2007) was an American politician and 36th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until 1969, where he was succeeded by his younger brother, Robert F. Kennedy.

Personal LifeEdit

Kennedy met his future wife, Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 2005) in 1954 when serving as Senator. The pair met on the set of one of her movies and the pair married in 1956. 

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