John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a young president from a politically prominent family.He made great strides for changes for our country in three short years as president of the United States of America.Tragically all this background and promise he held came to a tragic end with the assassination that may never be finally explained or understood. In my essay you will find information on some of the main theories on the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was the youngest man ever to be elected to office, and was the youngest man ever to die in office.On the day of November 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy was assassinated at Dallas, Texas.John had been the President of the United States for two years and ten months.The whole world mourned as they heard that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated.Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson took over as President after John died.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the second son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy born on May 29, 1917.The families' ancestors were Irish farmers of Wexford County in southeastern Ireland.The President's grandfather, Patrick J. Kennedy on his father's side, was a state senator and the political leader of a ward in Boston.The President's mother also came from a political family.Her father was John F. Fitzgerald, a colorful politician.Fitzgerald served in the state senate and in the House of Representatives.He also served as mayor of Boston for two terms.
John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.John's older brother Joseph Jr., 1915-1944, was killed during WWII.Robert Kennedy, John's younger brother, was attorney general under his brother and then served as U.S. Senator for New York until his assassination in 1965.Edward M. Kennedy, John's youngest brother, has served as a U.S. Senator for Massachusetts since 1962.