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HELP! Grave has been located U.S. President flag photo of John Fitzgerald KENNEDY   John Fitzgerald  KENNEDY

  (b. 29 May 1917 Brookline, Massachusetts, USA   d. 22 November 1963 Dallas, Texas, USA )  
Cause of Death: shot by Lee Harvey Oswald

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John Fitzgerald KENNEDY was born 29 May 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

John Fitzgerald KENNEDY was the child of Joseph Patrick KENNEDY   and   Rose Elizabeth FITZGERALD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Patrick Joseph KENNEDY and Mary Augusta HICKEY (maternal)  John Francis FITZGERALD and Mary Josephine HENMAN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

John Fitzgerald  married  Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER 12 September 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER  was born 28 July 1929 in Southampton, New York USA.  Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" died 19 May 1994 in Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights). 

John Fitzgerald KENNEDY died 22 November 1963 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

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John Fitzgerald KENNEDY married flag photo of Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER  Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER-- Date: 12 September 1953 Place: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
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Children of John Fitzgerald KENNEDY and Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER:

flag baby girl ancestor "Arabella" KENNEDY (b.23 August 1956, Newport, Rhode Island, USA  d. 23 August 1956, Newport, Rhode Island, USA)

 female ancestor Living  (b.,   d. , )

flag male ancestor John Fitzgerald KENNEDY (b.25 November 1960, Washington, DC, USA  d. 16 July 1999,  Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA)

flag baby boy ancestor Patrick Bouvier KENNEDY (b.7 August 1963, Bourne, Massachusetts, USA   d. 9 August 1963, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Railroad Station and Holtzer Cabot Electric Co.

"...Holtzer-Cabot Electric Company was started in 1875 in Brookline as the Holtzer Co. Charles W. Holtzer began the company to make simple electrical devices like doorbells, burglar alarms and electrical lighters for illuminating gas..."

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birth1917 Birth
29 May 1917
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
John F. Kennedy, often referred to as JFK, was the 35th President of the United States. Here's a brief overview of his life:

Early Life:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts, into a wealthy and politically influential family. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy, was a successful businessman and served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Kennedy grew up in a family with a strong commitment to public service.

Military Service:
During World War II, Kennedy served in the United States Navy. He commanded a patrol torpedo boat (PT-109) in the Pacific theater. In 1943, his boat was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, but Kennedy's leadership helped save members of his crew. This experience added to his hero status.

Political Career:
After the war, JFK entered politics. In 1946, he was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives and later served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts from 1953 to 1960. In 1960, he...Read MORE...

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Dallas, Texas, USA
marriage1953 Marriage / Partner
John Fitzgerald KENNEDY and Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" BOUVIER 12 September 1953, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1956 Birth of Child
"Arabella" KENNEDY was born 23 August 1956, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
1960 Birth of Child
John Fitzgerald KENNEDY was born 25 November 1960, Washington, DC, USA
1961 - January 20 - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) becomes 35th President of the United States
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was the youngest man elected President; he was the youngest to die...

In 1956 Kennedy almost gained the Democratic nomination for Vice President, and four years later was a first-ballot nominee for President. Millions watched his television debates with the Republican candidate, Richard M. Nixon. Winning by a narrow margin in the popular vote, Kennedy became the first Roman Catholic President.

His Inaugural Address offered the memorable injunction: 'Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.' ...

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January 20, 1961
John Fitzgerald KENNEDY - Presidential campaign ad
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Name: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 22 Nov 1963
Event Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 29 May 1917
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
Father's Name: Joseph P Kennedy
Mother's Name: Rose Fitzgerald
Certificate Number: 75708
GS Film number: 2117355
Digital Folder Number: 005145116
Image Number: 00954

'Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976,' Database with images, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:K3SL-NZ2 : accessed 28 June 2015), John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 22 Nov 1963; citing certificate number 75708, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,117,355. (Mormon Genealogy Records)
John Fitzgerald KENNEDY - Grave
Arlington National Cemetery
1963 Birth of Child
Patrick Bouvier KENNEDY was born 7 August 1963, Bourne, Massachusetts, USA (Buzzards Bay) (Monument Beach) (Pocasset) (Sagamore)

John is buried at: Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia, USA

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