Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis laughing with JFK. John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 1917 – November often referred to by his initials JFK, was the President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in
"There are three things which are real; God, Human Folly and Laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension so we must do what we can with the third." JFK, from Tales of the Ramayana, as told by Aubrey Menon (New York: Scribner's, p.