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Boston in the age of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Walter Muir Whitehill

Boston in the age of John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman, Okla .
Written in English


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SeriesThe centers of civilization -- vol.19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17260677M
ISBN 100806106816

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, –63, 35th President of the United States (–63), b. Brookline, Mass.; son of Joseph P. Kennedy Kennedy, Joseph Patrick,


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He married the daughter of the mayor of Boston, Rose Fitzgerald. John F. was their second son.John Fitzgerald Kennedy ( – Novem ), commonly known as "Jack" or by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United was in office from until his assassination in He was the youngest President elected to the office, at the age of Events during his presidency included the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the building of the Born:Brookline, Massachusetts.John Francis "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald (Feb.

11, Oct. 2, )-Mayor of Boston. Father of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and grandfather of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and Senators Robert and Edward Kennedy, and of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.