Prior to Inauguration Day, the president-elect will name a Presidential Inaugural Committee. This committee is the legal entity responsible for fundraising for and the planning and coordination of all official events and activities surrounding the inauguration of president and vice president (other than the ceremony), such as the balls and parade.
At the inauguration, Kennedy, then 43, was the youngest elected president and was replacing the oldest president in American history at that time, Eisenhower.    The age difference and visual impact of the turnover from Eisenhower's presence to Kennedy's was noticeable at the inauguration.
- January 20, 1961; 59 years ago
- Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
- United States Capitol, Washington, D.C.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, — Assuming office, Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States, — Administering oath, Lyndon Baines Johnson, 37th Vice President of the United States, — Assuming office, Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, — Administering oath
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A presidential inauguration is a ceremonial event centered on the formal transition of a new president into office, usually in democracies where this official has been elected. Frequently, this involves the swearing of an oath of office. Examples of presidential inaugurations include: Brazilian presidential inauguration; French presidential ...
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John F. Kennedy Kennedy in the Oval Office, July 1963 35th President of the United States In office January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson Preceded by Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by Lyndon B. Johnson United States Senator from Massachusetts In office January 3, 1953 – December 22, 1960 Preceded by Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. Succeeded by Benjamin A. Smith II ...
The president-elect of the United States is the candidate who has won the United States presidential election and is awaiting inauguration to become the president.There is no explicit indication in the U.S. Constitution as to when that person actually becomes president-elect, although the Twentieth Amendment uses the term "President elect", giving the term some constitutional justification.
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1. First Inaugural Address - George Washington, (30 April 1789)
1. Second Inaugural Address - George Washington, (4 March 1793) 2. First Inaugural Address - John Adams, (4 March 1797)
1. First Inaugural Address - Thomas Jefferson, (4 March 1801) 2. Second Inaugural Address - Thomas Jefferson, (4 March 1805) 3. First Inaugural Address - James Madison, (4 March 1809)
1. Second Inaugural Address - James Madison, (4 March 1813) 2. First Inaugural Address - James Monroe, (4 March 1817)
1. Second Inaugural Address - James Monroe, (5 March 1821) 2. First Inaugural Address - John Quincy Adams, (4 March 1825) 3. First Inaugural Address - Andrew Jackson, (4 March 1829)
1. Second Inaugural Address - William McKinley, (4 March 1901) 2. First Inaugural Address - Theodore Roosevelt, (4 March 1905) 3. First Inaugural Address - William Howard Taft, (4 March 1909)
1. First Inaugural Address - Woodrow Wilson, (4 March 1913) 2. Second Inaugural Address - Woodrow Wilson, (4 March 1917)
1. First Inaugural Address - Warren G. Harding, (4 March 1921) 2. First Inaugural Address - Calvin Coolidge, (4 March 1925) 3. First Inaugural Address - Herbert Hoover, (4 March 1929)
1. First Inaugural Address - George W. Bush, (20 January 2001) 2. Second Inaugural Address - George W. Bush, (20 January 2005) 3. First Inaugural Address - Barack Obama, (20 January 2009)
1. Second Inaugural Address – Barack Obama, (21 January 2013) 2. First Inaugural Address – Donald Trump (20 January 2017)
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Jan 19, 2017 · Barack Obama’s first inauguration, on January 20, 2009, broke a few records: In addition to boasting the largest attendance of any presidential inauguration in history, it was also the largest ...