JFK timeline by David Barnes
He was born to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald, and he had eight siblings. He lived until 1963.
This elite education would help shape his successful political career.
He served them during the whole duration of the war, where he received the Purple Heart medal.
He was a member from 1946 to 1951.
He was part of the Senate from 1952 to 1960, and then he ran for President.
John F. Kennedy defeated Republican Richard Nixon with 303 of 537 electoral votes.
The Peace Corps still exist today.
The purpose of the invasion was to overthrow dictator Fidel Castro.
It was later approved during Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency.
This was John F. Kennedy's response to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
John F. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald.