Wednesday, November 21, 2012

United States ~ Philippines 1963



 Visit to the United States of America
by President Diosdado Macapagal 
& First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
to attend the
State Funeral of President John F. Kennedy
Nov.25, 1963

President John F. Kennedy was assasinated Nov.22, 1963
in Dallas, Texas aged 46

Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal wave goodbye to the
crowd that saw them off at the airport on their
way to attend JFK's funeral.


Funeral Procession, dignitaries include
 Pres.Heinrich Lübke of West Germany, Pres.Charles de Gaulle of France
Queen Frederica of Greece, King Baudouin of Belgium
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, Pres.Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines,
Pres.Park Chung-hee of South Korea


Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

Pres.Diosdado Macapagal (extreme right)
Pres.Lübke of West Germany, Pres.de Gaulle of France
Queen Frederica of Greece, King Baudouin of Belgium
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

Funeral Procession, foreign heads of state & dignitaries

 foreign heads of state & dignitaries, JFK State Funeral
Pres.Macapagal (extreme right)

foreign heads of state & dignitaries, JFK State Funeral
Pres.Macapagal (extreme right)


Funeral Mass for JFK at St.Matthew's Cathedral


Pres.Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines (extreme right)
 Pres.Charles de Gaulle of France, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia,
Chancellor Ludwig Erhard of West Germany (between Selassie & Macapagal)


Pres.Charles de Gaulle of France, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
Pres.Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines


Pres.Macapagal & other dignitaries leaving St.Matthew's Cathedral


Kennedy Family, including Jacqueline, John Jr. & Caroline,
John Jr. saluting his father's coffin


Funeral Procession

World leaders including Pres.Macapagal (right side) pay their last respect in front
of the coffin of JFK,Arlington National Cemetery

World leaders including Pres.Macapagal (extreme right)
pay their last respect in front of the coffin of JFK
Arlington National Cemetery

Pres.Macapagal (right) beside Pres.Park Chung-hee of South Korea &
Queen Frederica of Greece at the center are Pres.de Gaulle of France
& Pres.Lübke of West Germany

JFK State Funeral, Arlington National Cemetery
Pres.Macapagal -extreme right, front row

JFK State Funeral, Arlington National Cemetery
Pres.Macapagal-center, standing beside
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

JFK State Funeral
Arlington National Cemetery

JFK State Funeral
Arlington National Cemetery

Pres.Lyndon Johnson at the funeral, he took over
the office of the president, after JFK's assasination

Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal arrives at the White House
to attend a reception given by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
for the dignitaries that attended her late husband's State Funeral.

 Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal is received by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
& Senator Edward Kennedy during a reception at the
White House following the state funeral.

 Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal is received by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
& Senator Edward Kennedy during a reception at the
White House following the state funeral.

Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal was received by
JFK's succesor Pres.Lyndon Johnson

Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal was received by
JFK's succesor Pres.Lyndon Johnson

State Funeral Pres.John F.Kennedy
(Video Credit -Youtube by Markus Broker)



List of Heads of State, Government & Royalties
at the State Funeral

                                                   Pres.Lyndon Johnson of the United States (successor of JFK)
                                                   Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
                                                   King Baudouin of Belgium
                                                   Queen Frederica of Greece (wife of King Paul)
                                                   Prince Philip of the United Kingdom (husband of Queen Elizabeth)
                                                   Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (husband of Queen Juliana)
                                                   Crown Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands
                                                   Crown Prince Harald of Norway
       Hereditary Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg
                                                   Pres.Charles de Gaulle of France
                                                   Pres.Heinrich Lübke of West Germany
                                                   Pres.Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines
                                                   Pres.Zalman Shazar of Israel
                                                   Pres.Éamon de Valera of Ireland
                                                   Pres.Park Chung-hee of South Korea
                                                   Vice Pres.Carlos Humberto Perette of Argentina
                                                   Vice Pres.William R. Tolbert, Jr.of Liberia
                                                    Chancellor Ludwig Erhard of West Germany
                                                    Chancellor Alfons Gorbach of Austria
                                                    Prime Min.Sir Alec Douglas-Home of the United Kingdom
                                                    Prime Min.Hayato Ikeda of Japan
                                                    Prime Min.Jens Otto Krag of Denmark
                                                    Prime Min.Einer Gerhardsen of Norway
                                                    Prime Min.Lester Pearson of Canada
                                                    Prime Min.Roland Theodore Symonette of the Bahamas
                                                    Prime Min.Sir Alexander Bustamante of Jamaica
                                                    Prime Min.Tage Erlander of Sweden
                                                    Prime Min.İsmet İnönü of Turkey
                                                    Prime Min.Petar Stambolić of Yugoslavia
                                                    Secretary General U Thant of the United Nation
                                                    former Pres.Alberto Lleras Camargo of Colombia
                                                    former Pres.José Figueres Ferrer of Costa Rica
                                                    former Pres.Luis Somoza Debayle of Nicaragua
                                                    Prince Bertil of Sweden
                                                    Prince Moulay Abdullah of Morocco
                                                    Prince Gholam Reza of Iran (brother of the Shah)
                                                    Prince Norodom Kantol of Cambodia

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 The Honorable John F. Kennedy
President of the United States of America
1961 to 1963




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