President John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy
|Birth||29 MAY 1917|
|Military||USA Navy / Lieutenant / World War II|
|Election||1952||MA US Senate Election|
|Election||1960||USA Presidential Election|
|Death||22 NOV 1963|
|Election||1964||USA Presidential Election|
Assassinated November 22, 1963
|Grave||25 NOV 1963|
Which of these presidents publicly professed a belief in God?Answer: All three on numerous occasions.
What was the formal religious group to which these men identified?Answer: Truman, Baptist; Eisenhower, Presbyterian; Kennedy, Roman Catholic
The lives of these presidents were complemented with religious associations. Truman and Eisenhower were from midwestern Protestant heritages, while Kennedy was reared in the formalism of the Roman Catholic tradition. Each of their parents played a major role in teaching them Christian precepts, by word and by example.
Faith in God as revealed through Jesus Christ was considered a personal matter. Truman has stated that he read the Bible through twice before beginning his formal schooling. Eisenhower... Read More