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John Fitzgerald Kennedy The history altering election of November 81960 made JFK the youngest president ever elected at the age of 43 and the first Roman Catholic president JFK became a name that everyone recognized as a fair and restrained leader In this election JFK slid just passed the Republican candidate Richard Nixon in what was the closest battle for office since 1916 JFK was born in Brookline Massachusetts a suburb of Boston on May 29 1917 He was born second into a family of nine children to Joseph P Kennedy Sr and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy His wealthy family had many tragedies including the loss of Joseph Jr who died while on a mission in World War II and his sister Kathleen who died in a plane crash in France in 1948 In 1926 the Kennedy family moved to New York City then to Bronxville NY a short time latter Kennedys father served in politics for many years Kennedy like his father served politics also In 1946 Kennedy became a candidate for the Democratic nomination of the House from Massachusetts eleventh Congressional District and was elected in 1947 and served until 1953 in 1952 Kennedy decided to run against incumbent Senator Henry Cabot Lodge for the United Sates Senate in the November election Kennedy fought a strenuous campaign and in 1953 took his seat in the Senate until 1961 On September 12 1953 Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier the daughter of John V Bouvier and stepdaughter of Hugh D Auchincloss He served in the Senate until 1961 when he was elected President of the United States of America On November 8 1960 Kennedy defeated Nixon by a vote of 34277096 to 34107646 a difference of 169450 Kennedy had won the election with 501 of the nations votes Kennedy was inaugurated as the thirty-fifth President of the United Sates on January 20 1961 In his address he
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