Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American to be running for the US presidency, is the youngest among the 17 Republican presidential aspirants for the 2016 elections. Jindal, who at the age of 36, became the youngest sitting governor in the United States when he was sworn in as governor of Louisiana, however, would not be the youngest president if elected in the November 2016 presidential elections. The youngest person to assume office was Theodore Roosevelt (age 42), who became president following William McKinley’s assassination. And youngest president elected to office was John F Kennedy (age 43 years, 236 days).
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