Saturday, October 12, 2019

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Essay -- Biography First Lady Biogr

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was the widow of John F. Kennedy the 35th President of the United States of America and of Aristotle S. Onassis, a Greek businessman. Jackie was constantly in the spotlight during her years as First Lady and afterward, we admired her self-possession over things, beauty, and grace. She was known to the public as â€Å"Jackie,† and in her later years as â€Å"Jackie O† after she remarried Mr. Onassis. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born in Southampton, N.Y., on July 28, 1929. Her father John Vernou Bouvier III was a successful Wall Street Broker and her Mother Janet Lee Bouvier was a well accomplished Equestrian. Her mother later divorced and re-married in 1940 to Hugh D. Auchincloss. She was brought up in wealthy and well-cultured surroundings, mainly in New York, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Jackie attended Miss Porter's School for Girls in Connecticut and Vassar College, where she excelled in history, literature, art and French and later graduated from George Washington University in 1951. In 1952, while working on her first job as an inquiring photographer for the Washington Times-Herald, she interviewed Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts. On September 12, 1953, she and Kennedy got married at St. Mary’ Church in Newport. In time they had three children Caroline, John, and Patrick, who was born pre-mature and died two days after his birth in 1963. At the age of 31 Ja...

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