Who was John Kennedy?
Concise Biography, History & Facts About President John F. Kennedy (JFK)
Thirty-Fifth President - John F. Kennedy (JFK)
John F. Kennedy Lifespan - 1917 - 1963
Place of Birth - May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts
Education - Harvard College (graduated 1940)
John F. Kennedy Term as President - 1961-1963
Political Party - Democrat
Vice President / Vice Presidents - Lyndon B Johnson
John F. Kennedy Religion - Roman Catholic
Name of Wife - John F. Kennedy (JFK) was married to Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy on September 12, 1953.
Children: Only Caroline and John Jr survived infancy. Their son, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, died in August 1963. They also had a stillborn daughter, Arabella Kennedy
Career of John F. Kennedy (JFK) - Politician, Statesman
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1947-53
United States Senator, 1953-61
Place of Death - John F. Kennedy (JFK) died on November 22, 1963. Killed by an assassin's bullet in Dallas, Texas. The assassin was believed to be Lee Harvey Oswald. The alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was killed two days later in the Dallas city jail by Jack Ruby, owner of a strip-tease club.
Next President: President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Cuban Missile Crisis
Major Events during his presidency
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President John F. Kennedy (JFK) and the Constitution of the US (17th September,1787)
Information and Facts about any President of America is incomplete without explaining his role and his power in the government of the country. We have therefore included this section regarding the US Constitution. Under the U.S. Constitution the president is the head of state, the commander in chief of the armed forces and is also the chief executive of the federal government.
Facts about Eligibility
Article 2, Section 1, this section of the U.S. Constitution sets the requirements to hold office.
Facts about Term of Office
Following election he, and the Vice President, shall hold his office during the term of four years. ( The twenty-second amendment, which started with the inauguration of Dwight Eisenhower, limits the this to two terms)
President's Executive Oath of Office
"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."
United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8
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