John fitzgerald kennedy

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John fitzgerald kennedy
  1. personal life
    1. comes from a family of 9
      1. he grew up in a very competitive environment.
        1. was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts.
          1. Childhood in the Kennedy household was shaped largely by the influence of JFK's father, Joseph, an ambitious man who would achieve great success both in business and politics.
            1. JFK spent his early childhood in brookline. He attended the Prestigious Noble and Greenough lower school - A very rich school
              1. with father Joe Sr.'s business ventures concentrated in New York and Hollywood, living in Boston no longer made sense, and in September 1927 the family moved to a rented mansion in Riverdale, New York.
                1. For three years, JFK went to the Riverdale School; this was followed by a year at the Catholic Canterbury School, in New Milford, Connecticut.
                  1. in the fall of 1931, he enrolled in Choate, a Connecticut boarding school dominated by the old Yankee aristocracy
                    1. while at Choate, JFK was rather rowdy and disobedient and he often found him and his friends in trouble with school authorities,
              2. the family would often have ambitious political conversations at the dinner table
          2. career
            1. Elected in 1960 as the 35th president of the United States, 43-year-old John F. Kennedy became the youngest man and the first Roman Catholic to hold that office.
              1. Abandoning plans to be a journalist, John left the Navy by the end of 1944. Less than a year later, he was back in Boston preparing for a run for Congress in 1946.
                1. september 12 1953 he married the beautiful jacqueline
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