John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brooklyn, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917. He was the second child of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Relationship with Church
Joseph P. Kennedy was an executive and financier of a multimillionaire business who also served in legislatures in elective offices in Boston. His mother, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was a widow of the Holy Roman Church as well as an American philanthropist.
Contribution to history
After graduating from Harvard with honors in 1940, Kennedy went to Stanford University for graduate studies. In April 1941 he tried to enlist in the U.S. Army but was rejected for a physical back injury.
John F. Kennedy was the first elected Catholic President in the history of the United States. He believed that no man should be able to judge the President on the religion they believe in or are following.
Before all of the political business, JFK is a war hero of the United States where he fought in the war against Japan. He later was elected into the House of Representatives in 1948 and again in 1950. Later in the years, John F. Kennedy was elected president on November 9th, 1960.
On the President's trip to Texas, he was assassinated on live television by who we believe was Lee Harvey Oswald. Oswald had shot a total of 3 bullets in only 7 seconds. This has now become known as "the magic bullet". On November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was presumed dead.