Match.com, the leading online dating resource for singles. Search through thousands of personals and photos. Go ahead, it's FREE to look! Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (née Bouvier / ˈ b uː v i eɪ /; July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994) was an American book editor and socialite who was First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her husband, John F. Kennedy, from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963.. Bouvier was born in Southampton, New York to Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III and. John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union.