To be involved in politics, an applicant for high positions must have good health and extensive connections in society. John F. Kennedy became the youngest US president at the time of his election.
Few people have the perseverance and determination to achieve their goals. And only those who are confident in their strengths and God's providence achieve success. John Fitzgerald Kennedy went down in world history as the President of the United States of America. At the time of his election, he was only 43 years old. However, behind this man was a worthy biography, a life filled with extreme events. The future president was born on May 29, 1917 in a wealthy and respected American family.
Parents by that time lived in the suburbs of the famous Boston. My father was engaged in banking and succeeded in this field. Contemporaries noted that he was distinguished by his phenomenal ability to foresee the development of events in the economy and society. Already at a young age, he took over as President of Bank Columbia Trust and in a short period of time doubled its capital. Mother, a representative of an elite family of immigrants from Ireland, was engaged in charity work and raising children. John was the second child in the house, and a total of nine children were born in the Kennedy family.
Kennedy biographers unanimously argue that John had no choice but to become a politician. And those who are engaged in political activity, as a rule, aspire to become the president of the country. It is interesting to note that the maternal grandfather held the post of mayor of Boston for three terms. And his paternal grandfather was elected to the US House of Representatives. It is also important to emphasize the fact that as a child, John was often sick and grew up as a frail child. At the same time, he was enthusiastically engaged in athletics and loved to play basketball.
According to established traditions, Kennedy took a course at Harvard University. When World War II broke out, he volunteered for the army and was assigned to the Pacific Fleet. Served as commander of a torpedo boat. He was seriously wounded. Awarded for participating in the hostilities. After the end of the war, he energetically set about building a political career. In 1947 he was inducted into the US House of Representatives. John was then elected Senator from his home state of Massachusetts. In 1960, Kennedy took part in the presidential election and won.
The death of the president
Political analysts assess John F. Kennedy's performance as president of the country in different ways. On the one hand, he managed to reduce the unemployment rate, and on the other hand, the growth rate in the economy decreased. In November 1963, the President was killed by an unknown assassin's bullet on a street in Dulles, Texas.
The personal life of the president was prosperous in appearance. 10 years before his death, he married journalist Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. The family had four children. Several films have been filmed and many conspiracy theories have been written about the path of life and the tragic death of John F. Kennedy.