JFK Timeline
Updated: 3/18/2020
JFK Timeline

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  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on the29th of May 1917.His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald.He had one older brother, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.
  • JFK graduated from Harvard University in 1940.He joined the US Navy in the year 1941 and earned the Navy and Marine Corps medal for his service during WW2
  • In 1953 JFK was elected to the US senate as the junior senator from Massachusetts. He was elected as president of the United States on the 20th of January 1961.
  • Kennedy met his wife Jacqueline Lee Bouvier when he was a congressman. They got married a year after he was elected as senator, September 12th, 1953
  • The Kennedy's first daughter, Caroline, was born in 1957.In late November 1960 they had a son and they called him John.4 months before JFK was assassinated,Jacqueline had a son named Patrick who died 2 days after birth.
  • On Friday, 22nd of November 1963,at the age of 46, Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas while on a political trip