Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
Jacqueline Kennedy was the wife of John F. Kennedy and a woman of great charm and beauty. She was born in 1929 and died in 1994. Her mother's name was Janet Lee and her father's name was John Vernon Bouvier III.
She went to one of the best private schools around. She wrote some stories and drew pictures for them and she also studied ballet there. Her parents got a divorce and her mother married a man named Hugh D. Auchincloss in 1942. They moved, with Jackie, to "Merrywood" near Washington D.C. When she had her coming out party in 1947 and 1948, she was named "Debutante of the Year." When she was a junior in high school she went to France for a year. When she got back she felt a friendship for people of France and other countries. Later she went to Washington and got a job as the "inquiring photographer" for a local newspaper. There she fell in love with John F. Kennedy, Congressman from Massachusetts. They got married in Newport, Rhode Island in 1953. She had a daughter named Caroline in 1957. John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States in 1961. She studied to make the White House a museum of American history. He family was the most important thing to her. One day she said, "If you bungle up raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well, matters very much at all." On November 22, 1963 Kennedy was assasinated.
In 1968 she married Aristotle Onassis. He died in 1975. He was a very rich Greek businessman. She worked as a book editor from 1978 until she died in 1994. People remember her for beauty, grace and bravery.
1999, by Paul, fourth grade