1960 Democratic National Convention

U.S. political event held in Los Angeles, California

The 1960 Democratic National Convention was held in Los Angeles, California, on July 11–15, 1960. It nominated Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts for president and Senate Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas for vice president.

In the general election, the Kennedy–Johnson ticket won an electoral college victory over the Republican candidates Vice President Richard M. Nixon and UN Ambassador Henry C. Lodge II.

The Biltmore Hotel was selected to serve as the headquarters hotel for the Democratic National Committee.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Oliphant, Thomas; Wilkie, Curtis (2017). Road to Camelot. Simon & Schuster.