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President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy are greeted upon their arrival at the airport in Dallas, Texas, in this Nov. 22, 1963, file photo. Later that day, the president was assassinated. (AP Photo/FILE)

Gallery: President John F. Kennedy through the years

Nov. 21, 2013 @ 07:00 PM

President John F. Kennedy visited West Virginia a few times prior to his election in 1960. His victory in West Virginia's primary election is widely credited for spring-boarding him into the White House.

Born May 29, 1917, he was assassinated Nov. 22, 1963.

 

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