American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming president.

The John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site is the birthplace and childhood home of John F. Kennedy. The house is at 83 Beals Street in the Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. The property is now owned by the National Park Service; tours of the house are offered, and a film is presented. The Kennedy home was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964, and was established as a National Historic Site on May 26, 1967 / Image: via wikipedia.org

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born outside Boston in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, at 83 Beals Street, to Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., a businessman and politician, and Rose Kennedy (née Fitzgerald), a philanthropist and socialite. Kennedy had an elder brother, Joseph Jr., and seven younger siblings: Rosemary, Kathleen, Eunice, Patricia, Robert, Jean, and Edward.

Kennedy lived in Brookline for the first ten years of his life. He attended the local St. Aidan’s Church, where he was baptized on June 19, 1917.

John F. Kennedy, photograph in the Oval Office / Image: via wikipedia.org

Featured Image: Joseph Kennedy Jr., Kathleen Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy and John F. Kennedy circa 1928 / Image: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation via REUTERS

Websites: nps.gov, brooklinema.gov, whitehouse.gov, jfklibrary.org, democrats.org



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