John F Kennedy

(1917 - 1963)

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy
1917 - 1963
Born
May 29, 1917
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death
November 22, 1963
Dallas, Texas United States of America
Other Names
JFK, John F Kennedy, President Kennedy
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John F Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 at Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. He was baptized at Brookline, Norfolk Co, MA. He died on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas United States of America at 46 years of age. We know that John F Kennedy had been residing in The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington, District Of Columbia United States 20500.
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John F Kennedy
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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JFK, John F Kennedy, President Kennedy
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The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington, District Of Columbia United States 20500
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John Kennedy was born on at Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
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John Kennedy died on in Dallas, Texas United States of America
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John Kennedy was born on at Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
John Kennedy died on in Dallas, Texas United States of America
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at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia United States of America
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US Navy, World War 2
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John F Kennedy passed away on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas United States of America at age 46. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia United States of America. He was born on May 29, 1917 at Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family. We know that John F Kennedy had been residing in The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, in Washington, District Of Columbia United States 20500.

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In 1917, in the year that John F Kennedy was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1922, by the time he was merely 5 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1938, by the time he was 21 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1951, at the age of 34 years old, John was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1963, in the year of John F Kennedy's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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