John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29th, 1917 in Brookline Massachusettes. He would have been 98 years old today! In rememberance of his birthday, former Secret Service Agent and New York Times Best-Selling author Clint Hill shared these heartfelt photographs from a surprise birthday party for President Kennedy at the White House and U.S.S. Sequoia Presidential Yacht that he attended on May 29th, 1963.
Agent Clint Hill (far right) aboard the U.S.S. Sequoia
Agent Hill served the Kennedys from 1961 until 1963 and continued to be assigned to Mrs. Kennedy and her children until after the 1964 presidential election. In 2012, he collaborated with journalist Lisa McCubbin to write his memoir Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days In November and share historically priceless information and memories as a secret service agent during Kennedy's presidency. Clint continues to collaborate with Lisa to inspire audiences with President Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy's powerful stories as an extension of their legacies.