President's Day John F. Kennedy

Born:  May 29, 1917
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Party:  Democratic
Age at Inauguration:  43
Served:  1961-1963
Died:  Nov. 22, 1963
Age at Death:  46
College:  Harvard
Religion:  Roman Catholic
Occupation:  Author
Runner-Up:  Richard M. Nixon (1960)
Vice President:  Lyndon B. Johnson (1961-1963)

Some Trivia

  • He was the youngest person elected to the presidency, but not the youngest person to serve.  The youngest president to be inaugurated was Theodore Roosevelt at 42, following the assassination of William McKinley.
  • He was the first president to also be a Boy Scout.
  • He was the first president born in the 20th century.
  • He was the first and only Roman Catholic president.
  • He won a Pulitzer Prize for his book, "Profiles in Courage."
  • He was the first President to hold a press conference on television.
  • He was the first president who served in the U.S. Navy.
  • He died November 22, 1963 by assassination.

Choose another President

BlackDog's President's Day Celebration


BlackDog's President's Day Celebration