Wednesday, January 22, 1947
JFK attended the banquet at the Morrison Hotel in Chicago of the United States Junior Chamber of Congress honoring him as one of the Ten Most Outstanding Men of 1946.
As with so many other achievements in Jack’s career, his father had a major hand in marshaling support and lobbying the group of industrialists who evaluated the finalists application. Newspapers reported that he won the honor for his promotion of civic responsibility and veterans housing
[153, p. 585-586]