John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait-1-.jpg
33rd President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1961 – January 20, 1969
Vice President tbd
Preceded by Norman Thomas
Succeeded by Richard Nixon
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In office
January 3, 1953 – December 22, 1960
Preceded by Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Succeeded by Benjamin A. Smith II
Personal details
Born John Fitzgerald Kennedy
May 29, 1917
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 14, 1989
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political party National
Democratic (until 1959)
Military service
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1941–1945
Rank US-O3 insignia Lieutenant
Battles/wars World War II