John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. He was born in Brookline Massachusetts. He was the second child of Joseph and Rose.
Contribution to History
John F. Kennedy's parents were Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. He had 8 siblings: Robert, Ted, Rosemary, Eunice, Jean, Joseph Jr., Kathleen, and Patricia.
Relationship with Church
In Kennedy's early life, he attended St. Aidan's Church where he was baptized. Him and his family moved to Bronxville, New York. He attended Choate, a boarding school where he finished 9-12 grade.
Throughout John F. Kennedy's Presidency, he made many contributions to history. He negotiated Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty with the Soviets and initiated the Alliance for Progress. He was also a supporter of the Civil Rights Movement.
John F. Kennedy was very involved in church. He was a Catholic and attended church very often with his family. When he was running for president, he was discriminated because of his beliefs in Roman Catholicism.
Kennedy's death was very tragic. His assassination was broadcasted live on television. On November 22, 1963 he was in a car with his wife driving in Dallas, Texas when he was shot three times in 7 seconds by Lee Harvey Oswald.