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Vetoes by President John F. Kennedy


President John F. Kennedy vetoed twenty-one bills.1

 

88th Congress, 1st Session (1963)
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1201    For the relief of Dr. James T. Maddux       S.Doc. 43    unchallenged

87th Congress, 2nd Session (1962)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.521    For the relief of Charles J. Utterback    Mar 17    S.Doc. 78    unchallenged

S.1934    For the relief of Mrs. Chow Chui Ha    Apr 16    S.Doc. 87    unchallenged

S.3350    Extension of appropriations for District of Columbia Hospital Center    Jul 06    S.Doc. 103    unchallenged

H.R.3372    For the relief of Barbara W. Trousil, Edward G Trousil, and Robert E. Trousil    Aug 24    H.Doc. 533    unchallenged

H.R.7328    For the relief of Estate of Louis J. Simpson    Sep 20    H.Doc. 559    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.901    To avance the marine sciences       108 Cong. Rec. 22562,23474    unchallenged

H.R.1616    For the relief of Rickert and Loan Incorporated       108 Cong. Rec. 22685,23544    unchallenged

H.R.3131    For the relief of Richard C. Collins       108 Cong. Rec. 23423,23545, 23546    unchallenged

H.R.4670    Amending the law relating to indecent publications in the District of Columbia       108 Cong. Rec. 22851,23545    unchallenged

H.R.8938    Definitive tariff classification description for lightweight bicycles       108 Cong. Rec. 23265,23545    unchallenged

H.R.9285    For the relief of Mrs. Helenita K. Stephenson       108 Cong. Rec. 23423,23546    unchallenged

H.R.12701    For the relief of Catalina Properties, Incorporated       108 Cong. Rec. 22851,23545    unchallenged

87th Congress, 1st Session (1961)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.3498    For the relief of William Joseph Vincent    May 26    H.Doc. 177    unchallenged

H.R.4206    For the relief of Melvin H. Baker and Francis V. Baker    Jul 20    H.Doc. 214    unchallenged

H.R.4640    For the relief of Charles H. Bierderman    Sep 01    H.Doc. 235    unchallenged

H.R.7482    Amending the Life Insurance Act of the District of Columbia    Sep 01    H.Doc. 244    unchallenged

S.1528    Increase of retirement compensation of certain policemen and firemen.    Sep 22    S.Doc. 58    unchallenged

H.R.8466    Authorizing construction of a railroad siding in the vicinity of Taylor St. Northeast in the District of Columbia    Sep 22    H.Doc. 243    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1459    To increase within-grade longevity pay for postal workers       107 Cong. Rec. 20593,21413    unchallenged

H.R.8652    Tax relief for losses sustained by companies converting street railway to bus operations       107 Cong. Rec. 21212,21552, 21553    unchallenged

 
1. Only S.1201 was vetoed by President Kennedy in the 88th Congress. All other vetoes in the 88th Congress were by President Johnson.
 

The Vetoes page of the Virtual Reference Desk provides additional information about the veto process.