White House Bowling Lanes—Washington (1958)

White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “White House Bowling Lanes—Washington (1958)”

  1. Frank Schmitt Says:

    I wonder how often JFK used these lanes. He was noted for having a bad back & bowling isn’t recommended for people who have back issues.

    • J.R. Schmidt Says:

      The lanes were installed when Truman was president, around 1947. Ned Day and Buddy Bomar came to D.C. for the opening ceremonies, and a photo-op with the president. Nixon used them the most. As for JFK, I don’t know if he bowled; but he played a lot of golf before he was president, and had a single-digit handicap.
      –JRS

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