John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
"JFK" 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)
He was preceded in the Presidency by Dwight Eisenhower and narrowly defeated Richard Nixon to win the 1960 Presidential election for the Democratic Party. Two years into his first term in office he was assassinated and was replaced by his Vice-President, Lyndon B. Johnson. He remains one of the most popular Presidents in U.S. history. In 1953, he married Jacqueline Bouvier and they had two children.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 19/10/2018 and last updated on 10/11/2022.