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Kennedy Elected President

John F. Kennedy elected 35th President

The 35th President of the United States was also the youngest U.S. President elected to office at age 43. John F. Kennedy was a former Naval Officer (Lieutenant) while serving in WWII. President Kennedy was a Boy Scout in Troop 2 of Bronxville, NY for two years. He also was active in the Boston Council from 1946-1955 as District Vice-Chairman, member of Executive Board, Council Vice-President, and National Council Representative. In 1961, as is the custom of presidents, he was the Honorary President of the Boy Scouts of America.