John F. Kennedy

Presidential Number: 35th
Years he was President: 1961-1963
State Represented: Massachusetts
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Fact(s): He liked to swim. He represented Massachusetts in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Birthday: May 29, 1917
How old would he be this year? 86
School(s) attended: Harvard University
Wife: Jaqueline Kennedy
Occupation(s) before he was President: Journalist, author
Other way(s) he served: Served in Navy, Congressman, U.S. Senator
Height: 6 feet
Favorite Foods: New England clam chowder
Hobbies or Sports: Sailing, swimming, football
Pets: Ponies

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Helicopter, airplane, car
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, typed letter
U.S. Population when term began: 179,323,031
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 50
John F. Kennedy

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