The Kennedy family had a summer home in Hyannis Port on Cape Cod in MA.
He attended Choate, a boarding school for boys, in CT.
“Ulysses’’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was one of Kennedy’s favorite poems.
JFK planned to attend Princeton University but was forced to withdraw because of illness.
He entered Harvard University in 1936, following his father and older brother Joe.
His father was the first head of the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as an ambassador to United Kingdom.
Kennedy visited six European countries and Vatican City while he was president.
His older brother Joe harbored ambitions to become the first Catholic president of the United States.
A back injury sustained while playing football in Harvard would cause him problems for the rest of his life.
He used a rocking chair while in office to help alleviate the constant back pain.