Friday, May 29, 2009

President John F. Kennedy's Birthday

Today marks the 92nd birthday of our 35th president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  President Kennedy served from 1961 to 1963 and was known as “Jack" and by his initials "JFK.” President Kennedy was elected at the age of 43, making him the youngest president elected to office (President Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest to serve).   He was also the first Roman Catholic president.  His death at the age of 46 makes him the president with the shortest life span.  To learn more, click on these links:

White House: Biography of  John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Sonnet Erin Brown
Head of Federal Documents
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Subject Specialist: Legal Research, Political Science
Earth & Environmental Sciences, Philosophy

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