Remarks at harvard university, cambridge, massachusetts (14 june 1956) box 895, senate speech files, john f kennedy papers, pre-presidential papers, john f kennedy presidential library let us not despair but act let us not seek the republican answer or the democratic answer but the right answer let us not. John f kennedy, the 35th us president, negotiated the nuclear test-ban treaty and initiated the alliance for progress learn more about jfk's life and presidency, view photos and videos, only at biographycom. This was the beginning of jack's political career as the years went on, john f kennedy, a democrat, served three terms (six years) in the house of representatives, and in 1952 he was elected to the us senate soon after being elected senator, john f kennedy, at 36 years of age, married 24 year-old jacqueline bouvier,.
John fitzgerald kennedy birth date may 29, 1917 death date november 22, 1963 birth place brookline, massachusetts education harvard (1940) religion roman catholic career author, us navy officer, journalist, public official political party democrat nickname “jfk,” “jack” marriage september 12, 1953 to. Elected in 1960 as the 35th president of the united states, 43-year-old john f kennedy became the youngest man and the first roman catholic to hold that office he was born into one of america's wealthiest families and parlayed an elite education and a reputation as a military hero into a successful run for congress in.