John Vernou Bouvier III

John Vernou Bouvier III

Wall Street Stockbroker
Born May 19, 1891

John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III was an American socialite and Wall Street stockbroker. He was the father of former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill. His nickname was "Black Jack", referring to his omnipresent dark tan and his flamboyant lifestyle.… Read More

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1891 Birth Born in 1891.


1914 23 Years Old Bouvier served in World War I and attended Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, graduating in 1914, becoming a stockbroker.


1928 37 Years Old He married Janet Norton Lee, on July 7, 1928, with whom he had two daughters, Jacqueline and Lee.


1940 49 Years Old His drinking, gambling and womanizing led to his divorce from his wife in 1940.


1942 51 Years Old While he never remarried, Janet did in 1942, to Hugh D. Auchincloss. … Read More


1957 66 Years Old Died in 1957.
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