She was born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier on July 28th, 1929, in Southhampton, N.Y and died May 19, 1994, in New York City. She was educated in the best of private schools. As a Vassar College student from New York, she traveled extensively and she spent her junior year in France before graduating from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
She had been a newspaper reporter and photographer before her marriage to John F. Kennedy in 1953. After the sadness of a miscarriage and the stillbirth of a daughter, Caroline Kennedy was born in 1959. John F. Kennedy, Jr. was born in 1960, shortly after his father's election. Patrick Kennedy, born prematurely on August 7th, 1963, died two days later and was intially buried in Brookline, Mass.
Jacqueline Kennedy was First Lady of the United States during the administration of her husband from 1961 to 1963. As First Lady, she was a patron of the arts and an international fashion-trend setter. The White House was restored , redecorated, and declared a national museum under her supervision.
When President John F. Kennndy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, Jackie was riding beside him. In 1968, she married the Greek shipping millionaire Aristotle Onassis, who died in March of 1975. From 1978 until her death in 1994, she worked as an editor for book publishing companies in New York City. She was buried along side her first husband, John F. Kennedy, on May 23, 1994, at Arlington National Cemetery.
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