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John F Kennedy in Princes Gate John Kennedy  & Morgan & Morgan

Credit for this entry to:
Bob Baker, Nigel Hall

Plaque: John F Kennedy in Princes Gate


John Kennedy, president United States of America, 1961 - 1963, lived here.

The building used to be the residence for the United States Ambassador to the Court of St James's (i.e. Britain) a post held, 1938 - 1940, by Joe Kennedy, Sr, JFK's father. While there Joe supported appeasement to the extent that he was recalled for fear of his Nazi sympathies. JFK was aged 21 - 23 and spent much of the time touring Europe but he certainly spent some time here with his father.

Site: John Kennedy & Morgan & Morgan (2 memorials)

SW7, Princes Gate, 14, Royal College of GPs

Kennedy plaque to the right, Morgan's to the left. The Royal College of General Practitioners has a good page on the history of 13-14. In 1921 Morgan gave the property to the US Government as a home for the American Ambassador. It was remodelled internally and the distinctive native American keystones were added.

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John F Kennedy in Princes Gate

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John F Kennedy in Princes Gate

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