She married Aristotle Onassis, one of the world's richest and most famous men, in 1968.
Following her second husband's death in 1975, she had a career as a book editor for the final two decades of her life.
Jacqueline later hired her childhood friend Nancy Tuckerman to be her Social Secretary at the White House.
On her first day at Vogue, the managing editor advised her to quit and go back to Washington.
The position required her to pose witty questions to individuals chosen at random on the street and take their pictures for publication in the newspaper alongside selected quotations from their responses.
In addition to the random "man on the street" vignettes, she sometimes sought interviews with people of interest, such as six-year-old Tricia Nixon. Senate; the relationship grew more serious and he proposed to her after the November election.
Bouvier moved back to Merrywood and was hired as a part-time receptionist at the Washington Times-Herald.
In November 1958, John Kennedy was reelected to a second term.Biographer Tina Flaherty attributed her father's praise to fueling Bouvier's confidence in herself, and her sister Lee has stated that she would not have gained her "independence and individuality" had it not been for the relationship she had with their father and paternal grandfather.When her mother married Standard Oil heir Hugh Dudley Auchincloss, Jr., Bouvier and her sister did not attend the ceremony, because it was arranged quickly and travel was restricted due to World War II.While Bouvier adjusted to her mother's remarriage, she sometimes felt like an outsider in the WASP social circle of the Auchinclosses, attributing the feeling to her being Catholic as well as being a child of divorce, which was not common in that social group at that time.In her senior class yearbook, Bouvier was acknowledged for "her wit, her accomplishment as a horsewoman, and her unwillingness to become a housewife".Bouvier interviewed Tricia a few days after her father Richard Nixon was elected to the vice presidency in the 1952 election. After only a month of dating, the couple published the announcement in The New York Times in January 1952. Bouvier took some time to accept, because she had been assigned to cover the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in London for The Washington Times-Herald.