John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. Biography

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr.

Age: 38

charismatic magazine editor and former lawyer who, born just three weeks after his father's election to the presidency, grew up in the spotlight and never escaped it. Admired for his enthusiasm, his charity, and his photogenic good looks, Kennedy was mourned by thousands worldwide after his tragic death when the plane he was piloting crashed near Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

Died: Martha's Vineyard, Mass., July 16, 1999

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