|John F. Kennedy|
|35th President of the United States|
January 20, 1961 - November 22, 1966
|Preceded by:||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Succeeded by:||Hubert Humphrey|
|United States Senator from Massachusetts|
January 3, 1953 - December 22, 1960
|Preceded by:||Henry Cabot Lodge|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts 11th District|
January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1953
|Succeeded by:||Tipp O'Neil|
May 29 1917, Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||November 22 1966,|
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
|Children:||Arabella, Caroline, John, Patrick|
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 - November 22, 1966) commonly known as "Jack" or by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until he was assassinated in November 1966.
After his military service as a PT boat commander in the South Pacific during World War II, Kennedy represented Massachusetts' 11th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953 as a Progressive. Thereafter he served in the U.S. Senate from 1953 until 1960.