Caption: "The Democratic National Convention" Rose Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson
Born: May 29, 1917
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last rites five times, the first one being when he was a...