John F Kennedy SF

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  • Birth

    Birth
  • birth of little sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver

    birth of little sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver
  • went to school at Dexter Southfield School

    went to school at Dexter Southfield School
    Elemetry School
  • went to Canterbury School

    went to Canterbury School
  • went to high school at the Choate School

    went to high school at the Choate School
    Later graduated in 1935
  • Went to Princeton University

    Went to Princeton University
    Went to college here than 2 months later moved to Harvard
  • diagnosed with Addison's disease

    diagnosed with Addison's disease
    Addison's disease is a rare but serious adrenal gland disorder in which the body can't produce enough of two critical hormones, cortisol and aldosterone.
  • Graduated from Harvard

    Graduated from Harvard
    Arts in government, concentrating on international affairs
  • Joined the Navy

    Joined the Navy
    He was only 25 when he had joined the navy. Only President to get a Purple Heart
  • Death of older brother

    Death of older brother
    Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. /assasinated
  • Left the navy

    Left the navy
    He promoted to Lieutenant and continued as the skipper of the PT-59 but by 1944 the injuries sustained with the collision with the Japanese destroyer sent him stateside to receive treatment and physical therapy at Castle Hot Springs military hospital in Arizona Which caused him to not go back into the navy
  • became United States Representative from Massachusetts

    became United States Representative from Massachusetts
  • Death of younger sister

    Death of younger sister
    Kathleen Kennedy. Kathleen died in a plane crash in 1948, flying to the south of France while on vacation with her new partner, the 8th Earl Fitzwilliam.
  • Became United States Senator (1953–1960)

    Became United States Senator (1953–1960)
    U.S. senator for Massachusets
  • Got married at age 36

    Got married at age 36
    married to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. At St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • first child (Caroline Kennedy)

    first child (Caroline Kennedy)
    Daughter. She is an author and has written many books.Has not died yet
  • "A time for greatness 1960" JFK's slogan

    "A time for greatness 1960" JFK's slogan
    Kennedy also used "We Can Do Better" and "Leadership for the 60s"
  • Ended his time as a U.S. Senator to run for president

    Ended his time as a U.S. Senator to run for president
  • First presidential debate

    First presidential debate
  • second child (John F. Kennedy Jr.)

    second child (John F. Kennedy Jr.)
    he died on July 16, 1999. Died from a place crash over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
  • became president

    became president
    youngest president and first Roman Catholic President
  • John F. Kennedys Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson first day in office

    John F. Kennedys Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson first day in office
    first day working with JFK as vice President of the United States
  • JFK came to South Dakota

    JFK came to South Dakota
    President John F. Kennedy visited South Dakota on August 17, 1962. While Kennedy was here, he dedicated the recently completed Oahe Dam and the start of its full operation as an electric power plant
  • third child (Patrick Bouvier Kennedy) was born

    third child (Patrick Bouvier Kennedy) was born
    son
    died two days after he was born
  • Son was diognost with Hyaline membrane disease

    Son was diognost with Hyaline membrane disease
    Mostly in premature infants usually born six or more weeks before their due date. It usually forms 24 hours after birth. symptoms are shallow breathing and sharp pulling in of the chest below and in between each rib with each breath
  • death of third child

    death of third child
    Born 6 weeks before due date and died of hyaline membrane disese
  • assassinated

    assassinated
    shot and killed in Dallas, Texas after being shot he was taken to Parkland Hospital in Dallas where he later died
  • Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson

    Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson
    Became president after the death of JFK and went on to finish John f. Kennedys unfinished buisnes
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964.

    Civil Rights Act of 1964.
    in 1963 Kennedy proposed a major civil rights bill that ultimately became the Civil Rights Act of 1964/after hid death
  • Dad Died Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

    Dad Died Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
  • Mom died Rose Kennedy

    Mom died Rose Kennedy
    died from complications from pneumonia at age 104 at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port