Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy both earned degrees from Harvard University.
In fact, Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States, serving from 1901 until 1909, and he also had a significant career as a writer, explorer and naturalist before entering politics. He studied history at Harvard University, graduating in 1880. After a few years of traveling around Europe he returned to New York City and began a career as a journalist for The New York Times and other publications. He soon became interested in politics, however, and served as Governor of New York for three years before running for Vice President in 1900.
John F. Kennedy was elected 35th President of the United States in 1960, serving until 1963 when he was assassinated while riding in an open car through Dallas, Texas on November 22nd. He graduated from Harvard College with honors in 1940 and was awarded his Master’s Degree there the following year. He then served in World War II as lieutenant commander in the U.S Naval Reserve before returning to Harvard Law School where he received his doctorate degree in 1951.
Other notable presidents who attended or taught at Harvard include George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush.