When John was younger, he was a lacrosse player.
The documentary Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry is based upon his service in Vietnam and his involvement in the peace movement that followed once he returned from the war.
John married Teresa Heinz on May 26th 1995.
John was born at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Aurora, Colorado where his father was being treated for tuberculosis.
John once dated Jacqueline Kennedy's half-sister.
While attending Yale University, John was a member of the Skull and Bones Society.
John Kerry attending boarding school in Switzerland until he was 13 years old.
John served in the U.S. Navy from 1966-1969.
John's astrological sign is Sagittarius.
John played bass for a garage band called The Electras while he was in private school.
John's father, Richard, was a World War II pilot in the Army.
In 1962, John worked on Ted Kennedy's senatorial campaign.
John is actually the 9th cousin twice removed of President George W. Bush, his rival in the 2004 election. They are both decendents of Edmund Reade.
From 1983-1985, John was the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.
John speaks fluent French.
John is the co-founder of the organization, Vietnam Veterans of America.
John played lacrosse when he was in high school.
John has been the recipient of three Purple Hearts.
In 1976, John received his JD, from Boston College Law School.
In 1962, John graduated from the St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire.
In 1966, John graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science.
John Kerry: I voted for the war before I voted against it.