1960 Vice President
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- United States presidential election of 1960, American presidential election held on November 8, 1960, in which Democrat John F. Kennedy narrowly defeated Republican Vice Pres. Richard M. Nixon. Kennedy thus became the first Roman Catholic and the youngest person ever elected president.
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It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. In a closely contested election, Democratic United States Senator John F. Kennedy defeated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican Party nominee. This was the first election in which fifty states participated and the last in which the District of Columbia did not.
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Jan 06, 2021 · Vice President Richard Nixon found himself in a similar situation after the 1960 presidential election, when he was defeated by then-Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy, but now there's debate...
Most vice presidents have been in their 50s or 60s and had political experience prior to assuming the office. The youngest person to become vice president was John C. Breckinridge at 36 years of age while the oldest was Alben W. Barkley at 71 years of age.
--Campaigned unsuccessfully for the Democrat nomination for President (1960). --Vice President of the United States (1961-63). --President of the United States (1963-69). --The eighth Vice President to be elevated to the Presidency because of the death of a President.
The Kennedy-Johnson ticket narrowly defeated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon and his running mate, former Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, in the 1960 election. Johnson ascended to the presidency in 1963 upon the assassination of Kennedy.
Alternative Title: presidential election of 1960 United States presidential election of 1960, American presidential election held on November 8, 1960, in which Democrat John F. Kennedy narrowly defeated Republican Vice Pres. Richard M. Nixon. Kennedy thus became the first Roman Catholic and the youngest person ever elected president.
Dec 08, 2020 · In 1960, when reporters asked President Dwight D. Eisenhower to list Vice President Richard Nixon’s major contributions, Eisenhower replied, “Well, if you give me a week I might think of one.”...
After winning the Republican presidential nomination at the 1960 Republican National Convention, Vice President Richard Nixonneeded to choose a running mate. President Dwight D. Eisenhowerstrongly supported UNAmbassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr..