John F. Kennedy

 
 
35th President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963
Vice PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byDwight D. Eisenhower
Succeeded byLyndon B. Johnson
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In office
January 3, 1953 – December 22, 1960
Preceded byHenry Cabot Lodge Jr.
Succeeded byBenjamin 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 byJames Michael Curley
Succeeded byTip O’Neill
Personal details
Born
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

May 29, 1917
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedNovember 22, 1963 (aged 46)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Cause of deathAssassination by gunshot
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Children
ParentsJoseph P. Kennedy Sr.
Rose Fitzgerald
RelativesSee Kennedy family
EducationHarvard University (BA)
Stanford University
SignatureCursive signature in ink
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1941–1945
RankUS Navy O3 infobox.svg Lieutenant
UnitMotor Torpedo Squadron 2
 • Patrol Torpedo Boat 109
 • Patrol Torpedo Boat 59
Battles/warsWorld War II
 • Solomon Islands campaign
AwardsNavy and Marine Corps Medal ribbon.svg Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Purple Heart ribbon.svg Purple Heart
American Defense Service Medal ribbon.svg American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal ribbon.svg American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal ribbon.svg Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (with 3 service stars)
World War II Victory Medal ribbon.svg World War II Victory[1]
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