Seven years later, the couple would become the youngest president and first lady in American history.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy was born into a prominent New York family in 1929 and grew into an avid horsewoman and reader.In 1951, after graduating from George Washington University, Jackie, as she was called, took a tour of Europe.
That fall, she returned to the U.S. to begin her first job as the Washington Times-Herald‘s “Inquiring Camera Girl.” Shortly afterward, she met a young, handsome senator from Massachusetts named John Kennedy at a dinner party in Georgetown.
They dated over the next two years, during which time Jackie mused at the idea that she might actually marry a man who was allergic to horses, something she…
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