John F. Kennedy Expressway

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) was the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) -- the youngest man and first Roman Catholic elected to the office. On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, he was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, becoming also the youngest president to die.


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