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12/09/1953 John F. Kennedy marries Jacqueline Bouvier

Kennedy met his future wife, Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Bouvier, when he was a congressman. Charles L. Bartlett, a journalist, introduced the pair at a dinner party. They were married a year after he was elected senator, in September 1953. Their 2nd child Caroline was born in 1957 and is the only surviving member of JFK's immediate family.