John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) was the 35th President of the United States. He was the first President to be a Catholic. He was President during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was the youngest President to be elected to the office (Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President, was the youngest ever). He was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime. However, he was killed by Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby.