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  1. Civil Rights activist. As a girl participated in the student protests that led to the Davis v. School Board of Prince Edward County case that became one of the 5 historic Brown v. Board of Education cases
  2. Professional photographer, covered major historic and sporting events. Rode in JFK's Dallas motorcade in the White House Press Bus and snapped photos of Dealey Plaza in the seconds after the shooting
  3. Fort Worth Star-Telegram photographer in 1963, Cabluck covered President Kennedy in Fort Worth and Dallas. Following the assassination, he went to Parkland Memorial Hospital and then took aerial photographs of Dealey Plaza
  4. One of the world's oldest persons, born in 1902. She survived The Dust Bowl which decimated agriculture in the Great Plains during the Great Depression of the 1930's.She is now 110 and lives in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
  5. Supercentenarian
  6. Retired United States Army Lieutenant General
  7. One of the oldest people in the worlds. Lives in New York Born 1895
  8. X-ray tech. school intern at Parkland Hospital at time of Pres. Kennedy's assassination
  9. A fellow employee of Lee Harvey Oswalds at the TSBD , Gloria stood near the Stemmon's Freeway sign on the north side of Elm St. to observe President Kennedy's motorcade
  10. First elected Governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States. Born in 1937
  11. Assistant Press Secretary for President Kennedy , she accompanied the President to Dallas on the Texas trip in 1963
  12. Wells fargo heist
  13. Miss America 1922 & 1923; the only person to win the Miss America pageant twice
  14. Jesus Campos  (2)
    Unarmed guard who distracted Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500/Hailed hero, interrupting and locating shooter to be stopped
  15. Italian Doctor/Plans to perform the first human head transplant, says he believes he has a 90 percent chance of success
  16. Was a student at Kent State University, Ohio, when he was shot and wounded in the right wrist by Ohio National Guardsmen in the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970 while protesting the invasion of Cambodia
  17. JFK related/Bay of Pigs Frogman/Participated in dozens of CIA missions to Cuba after the Bay of Pigs, flies a helicopter for the county's public works and is president of the Cuban Pilots Association
  18. U.K. businessman and possesses the worlds largest and most significant autograph collection from the Apollo Missions
  19. Oldest confirmed person in the world. Born 1889. Lives in Equardor
  20. Born Havana, Cuba 3-7-1938/Bay of Pigs Veteran/Cuban Pilot Air Force Captain trained by US, when returned to Cuba arrested for being trained by USA & later participated to fight for US forces in invasion/Flew B-26 hit during invasion
  21. Serial Killer and Former Alcatraz Inmate. Currently serving a 400 year sentence at a Minnesota Correctional Facility
  22. One Of The Oldest People In The Worlds. Born 1895
  23. Blind for over two decades recently able to see with a new bionic eye/Never had night vision her whole life & day vision progressively worsened over the years to the point where she couldn't see anything at all by around the age of 26
  24. Jim Carlton  (2)
    One of the last surviving construction workers who worked on The Shasta Dam, which began construction in 1938. He is now 91 and lives in Redding, California, U.S.A
  25. Secretary of the Smithsonian (1953-1964)
  26. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire
  27. Ex-Wife to Malcolm Scott Carpenter (Original Mercury 7 Astronaut) Astronaut's 1st Wives Club
  28. One of the last survivors of The Tri-State Tornado (Missouri, Illinois, Indiana), the deadliest tornado in American history that occurred on March 18, 1925. She is now 93 and lives in Mount Vernon, Indiana, U.S.A
  29. Driver of the Cadillac where Hank Williams died on January 1, 1953
  30. JFK - One of the doctors that treated John F. Kennedy at the Parkland, 22 Nov 1963
  31. One of the oldest people in the world. Born 1895
  32. Supercentenarian born 1907 oldest person living in Connecticut
  33. Marine biologist in Alaska who helped rescue the whales stuck in the story The Big Miracle
  34. New York Herald Tribune reporter witness to & in famous photo of Lee Harvey Oswald being shot by Jack Ruby in JFK Assassination case/Soon to self-publish ?Accidental Assassin: Jack Ruby and Four Minutes in Dallas?
  35. Ben Carson  (2)
    Neurosurgeon, Republican Politician, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development
  36. A Sociologist and Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley?s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the author of The Sweet Spot (2015) and Raising Happiness (2011)
  37. Joe Carter  (3)
    UPI reporter for Dallas Bureau , was aboard motorcade press bus and heard shots fired in Dealey Plaza. Also covered Parkland Hospital and Love Field after JFK assassination
  38. August 15, 1898-October 30, 1983 Mother of former President Jimmy Carter. Published 2 books during his Presidency, Miss Lillian and Friends and Away from Home: Letters to my Family, both published in 1977
  39. One of the last descendants of the legendary Howard Carter who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922
  40. JFK related/CIA Frogman at Bay of Pigs
  41. JFK: Pictured in the crowd at the parking lot in Fort Worth on the morning of November 22, 1963
  42. Equity specialist manager who discovered a money manager, Bernard Madoff, generating a suspect 12% return for investors
  43. WW2/U.S. Army with the 238th Combat Engineer Battalion. He landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, and continued throughout Europe until the end of the war
  44. JFK - USAF Pipe Band; played at various events in the Kennedy presidency, including the visit of the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Sean Lemass in October 1963 (where Cashion met JFK) and the funeral of JFK
  45. Telephone clerk for the Dallas Police Dept. in 1863 , she called the ambulance when Lee Harvey Oswald was shot on Nov. 24 , 1963
  46. Wrote/'Daughters of Dallas' 'The Texas Tornado' 'Sarah the Bridge Builder' &'Seeds of Success' founder Peacemakers Inc., Chairwoman of Peacemakers' 1st International Women's Peace Conference, attended by 2,000+ women from 57 countries
  47. Sister to Fidel and Raul Castro
  48. First person arrested during the Stonewall Rebellion, 28 June 1969
  49. Activist
  50. Tulsa race riot survivor and sister of Olivia Hooker
  51. Wells fargo heist
  52. Whistleblower
  53. Lebanese Politican. Current president of the Liberal Party in Lebanon
  54. Descendant of the legendary Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion, who is credited with deciphering the Rosetta Stone. He lives in Paris, France
  55. JFK - US Secret Service 1959-1980; traveled a lot with Kennedy. He wasn't in Dallas on November 22, 1963, but was preparing the return of the president in Washington
  56. US Secret Service, a.o. Eisenhower detail, Lyndon Johnson detail; was at Wash., D.C., on Nov 22, 1963
  57. JFK - motorcycle cop during Kennedy's Dallas motorcade, positioned at the right of the Presidential limousine
  58. Political organizer, businessman, and retired public servant. He was Deputy Assistant to the President Richard M. Nixon, during the Watergate scandal. Chapin was convicted of lying to a grand jury (perjury) during the scandal
  59. One of the last survivors of The Halifax Explosion that occurred on December 6, 1917, when the city of Halifax, was devastated by the huge detonation of the SS Mont-Blanc. She is now 104 and lives in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  60. JFK - Air Force One flight engineer 1961-1980; served for John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter. Chappel was in Dallas on 22 November 1963
  61. A Pastor of Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church in 1963 . He held a special prayer service for President Kennedy on Friday evening
  62. Survived the Almonte Train Wreck, 27 December 1942. Reportedly living in Arnprior, Canada
  63. One of the last known survivors of The Halifax Explosion that devastated the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1917. She is now 103 and lives in Canada
  64. Chef, author & TV personality. Known as Queen of Creole Cuisine & advocates for African-American art & Creole cooking. Her restaurant Dooky Chase, was known gathering place during 60s among many who participated in the Civil Rights movement
  65. 29 year old story analyst at 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. He took a bus from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi where he was arrested, at the Trailwa
  66. {1927-1993} A Mexican-American, he became thr best known civil rights activists. He founded the United Farm Workers Union
  67. JFK - Honor Guard Kennedy funeral; Casket Team (pallbearer)
  68. Is a centenarian and is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1962 to 1981, and served as a cabinet minister in the government of Edward Schreyer
  69. Weld inspector on the St. Louis Arch when it was being built and WWII veteran and Purple Heart recipient
  70. The last executioner in France; is still living in France
  71. Doctor. was on scene at Parkland Memorial Hospital when President John F. Kennedy was brought in
  72. One of the last known survivors of The Halifax Explosion, that occurred on December 06, 1917. She is now 96 years old and lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  73. Dallas Police Patrolman in '63 , he was assigned to motorcade route and was later inside Trauma Room One
  74. JFK - Assassination eyewitness, Dallas, 22 November 1963; she with husband and kid stood the proverbial armlength away when the first shot was fired
  75. JFK - Honor Guard Kennedy funeral (Army)
  76. US Centenarian, born 1913. She, her dad, 3 siblings contracted the 1918 Flu, nursed to health by her mother, who then also got it and died days later. Became a teacher, but said to be touched by the Flu and her lost mother every day since
  77. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/She said; Whenever anybody was going back home they'd play Leaving on a Jet Plane. They listen to soldiers, played games and records at the base rec centers, their job was to lift the guys spirits
  78. Geneticist, molecular engineer/Successfully copied woolly mammoth genes into the genome of an Asian elephant/Will have reproduced the extinct Wooly Mammoth in the next three years
  79. (Born: 1920) The only remaining survivor of the 1944 escape from Stalag Luft III
  80. Daughter Of Winston Churchill
  81. Retired Lt. Gen. US Air Force, Director of Nat. Intelligence. Served director of Defense Intel Agency from 92-95. 1st Director Defense Intel within Office of Director of National Intelligence & Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
  82. A Detective in the Dallas Police Force , Barnard was one of the policemen who guarded Jack Ruby immediately following the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald
  83. Brian Clark  (4)
    Survivor of 9/11 - a volunteer firefighter for his floor and one of only four people in the South Tower to escape from a floor above the plane's impact
  84. Age 10 when 11/22/1963 Downtown Fort Worth/Stood in front of barricade, President Kennedy stood before her, her sister and her mother. They got to shake his hand, and the hands of the governor and the vice president before he went to Dallas
  85. 12/9/1889-12/13/1963 US federal judge, sitting on the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit from 1939-1963/1/5/1939 was nominated by President Franklin D Roosevelt to a new seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  86. Pallbearer JFK funeral, US Navy
  87. Keith Clark  (2)
    JFK - the bugler at President John F. Kennedy's funeral
  88. The world's oldest travelling preacher, born in 1903. He witnessed the 1921 race riot in Tulsa and worked for movie stars Clark Gable and Charlie Chaplin. He also worked at Joan Crawfords home as a butler. He is now 108 and lives in the USA
  89. A member of the Dallas Police Dept. , Richard participated in the police line-up at which Helen Markham identified Oswald as the man who shot Officer Tippitt . Clark was # 3 in the line-up
  90. Age 7 when 11/22/1963 Downtown Fort Worth/Stood in front of barricade, President Kennedy stood before her, her sister and her mother. They got to shake his hand, and the hands of the governor and the vice president before he went to Dallas
  91. Age 29 when 11/22/1963 Downtown Fort Worth/Stood in front of barricade, President Kennedy stood before her & her daughters . They got to shake his hand, and the hands of the governor and the vice president before he went to Dallas
  92. Came up with The Isis WASWAS meme
  93. Author 'A Spy for All Seasons'/senior operations officer for USA's CIA. Best known in mid-1980s for role in the Contra end of Iran-Contra Affair. Reputed planner of the clandestine mining of Nicaragua's harbors during Nicaraguan Revolution
  94. Billie stood on the north sidewalk of Elm St. in front of the pergola to watch the motorcade of Pres. Kennedy and just shortly after passing her she heard a shot
  95. Model,Celebrity Sex Tape With Hulk Hogan
  96. Bloodline/Great Grand Nephew of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, AKA Mark Twain/Wisconsin Lutheran Minister
  97. Grandson Of Grover Cleveland
  98. Last surviving worker involved in the construction of Mount Rushmore during the years of 1927 to 1941
  99. Secretary of the Smithsonian (2008-present)
  100. Former Alcatraz Inmate. He later retired to Colorado
  101. Centenarian
  102. African-American supercentenarian, born September 8, 1900
  103. Related to baseball great Ty Cobb/Lawyer hired to defend Donald Trump in Russian probe
  104. Spanish Civil War Veteran International Brigade. Lives in Dublin. Born:05/26/1913
  105. General
  106. Born June 11, 1956 is an American hedge fund manager
  107. 01/04/1920-04/27/1996 Director of Central Intelligence (DCI/C.I.A.) from September 1973 to January 1976/During World War II Colby served with the Office of Strategic Services
  108. June 19, 1904 - August 15, 1985, American screenwriter/Joined the American Communist Party. He became one of the Hollywood Ten blacklisted. Between 1932 & 1947 Cole wrote more than forty screenplays that were made into motion pictures
  109. Weather channel founder
  110. Ken Collins  (2)
    Washington, DC, police officer assigned to escort King onto the podium for the 'I have a dream' speech in Washington (March on Washington, August 1963), seen in the speech and in photographs behind Dr. King
  111. Civil Rights figure, the 'fifth' Birmingham 16th Street Church Bombing victim. The only one of the 5 girls to survive the blast in the basement. Her sister was one of the 4 killed. She sustained serious injuries, including losing an eye and carrying glass
  112. African Americans' rights activist, Pioneer of the African American civil rights movement; Nine months before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, 15-year-old Colvin refused a bus driver?s orders to relinquish her seat and was arrested
  113. WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
  114. American lawyer who served as the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from September 2013 until May 2017. Comey has been a registered Republican for most of his life, but is now independent/Fired by Donald Trump
  115. First person to the summit of K2
  116. Ironworker who helped build the St Louis Arch, and gave the radio signal to fit the last piece into place on October 28. 1965
  117. A 48-year employee of the John Sexton Food Company, Conine worked in their warehouse at 411 Elm Street - later known as the Texas School Book Depository - for nine years. He shared his knowledge about the building's history and layout
  118. Former Governor of Texas (1963-69), Secretary of the Treasury (1971-72), wounded during the assassination of President Kennedy
  119. Thermal Insulation Technician on the Apollo 11 Lunar Module
  120. Iran Hostage Crisis Survivor (Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days (November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981) Vice consul
  121. Is a centenarian and a Canadian geologist and palaeontologist, and Emeritus Professor at Dalhousie University. The author of several scientific books
  122. The sixth oldest verified person in the United Kingdom. Born in 1900
  123. One of the last known survivors of The Halifax Explosion, that occurred on December 06, 1917. She is now 98 years old and lives in Canada
  124. Famous Heart Surgeon
  125. Granddaughter of Calvin Coolidge
  126. Super Centenarian Born: 02/03/1897. One of the worlds oldest people
  127. Jon Cooper  (3)
    Chairman of The DemCoalition
  128. Antiques Expert & TV personality (Flog It, Bargain Hunt, Antiques Road Trip, etc.)
  129. Holocaust Survivor/Adolf Hitler's birthday & first day of Passover arrived at Auschwitz
  130. WW2 OSS Officer/Technical adviser to the film 'OSS' (1946)/He was trained at the famous 'Camp X' in Canada/As a spy he once lived with an Italian family just 450 yards from a German base
  131. French resistant and historian
  132. Centenarian, born 1916. Veteran of the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corps from 1934-35 in New York State
  133. David Cornell  (4)
    Great-grandson of Jameson Boyd-Adams, who was one of Sir Ernest Shackleton's crew. Lives in Andover, Hampshire, UK
  134. Gay rights figure. Participant of the 1969 Stonewall Inn rebellion
  135. Eastman Kodak engineer, worked on the camera team for NASA's Lunar Orbiters that photographed the moon, and mapped landing spots for the Apollo missions. Led to the first photo of the earth from the moon, a B&W grainy one, in 1966
  136. Last witness to see 'The Humber Monster', the East Coast's answer to the Loch Ness Monster. He saw it himself as a small child before WW2. The last sighting of it was 80 years ago. Now 86 and lives in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, UK
  137. JFK - U.S. Secret Service agent from 1961 to 1977. Served on the details of President Kennedy, President Johnson and Vice President Hubert Humphrey. He was part of the advance team for San Antonio on President Kennedy?s trip to Texas
  138. One of the first black students admitted to Harry Harding HS in Charlotte, NC. Parents made her withdraw due to harassment; school has since been named in her honor
  139. Dallas Police patrolman , he escorted officials to Dallas Trade Mart the morning of Nov. 22 . Following assassination he was assigned guard duty at TSBD and police headquarters
  140. German-born, American physicist (1924- ). Built circuits for the Manhattan Project. One of the few surviving witnesses of the Trinity Test, the first atomic explosion
  141. DPD , one of two mid motorcade motorcycle officers in President Kennedy's motorcade on Nov.22 , 1963
  142. Young man who ran on the field after Hank Aaron's 715th Home Run
  143. Attended the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at Hotel Texas on the morning of Nov.22 , 1963
  144. Secretary in the JFK White House. Known as Faddle
  145. Intelligence Officer with the Texas Department of Public Safety, present at the tower during Charles Whitman's school shooting on August 1, 1966 at the University of Texas
  146. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Most ended up returning to the US; a maximum of 7 are still alive
  147. First known british male to female transexual
  148. US Marine aviator, born 1936. Served as the recovery helicopter co-pilot for some early NASA Mercury flights, including first US man in space Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and Ham the Chimp before the manned missions. Served in Vietnam also
  149. Miss America 1936
  150. United States Air Aces
  151. Woman from the famous photograph 'American Girl in Italy' by Ruth Orkin
  152. Paul was the Director of Maintenance at Parkland Memorial Hospital in 1963 and had several special duties to perform due to President Kennedy's arrival after the assassination
  153. JFK - Doctor at Parkland hospital, Dallas
  154. 'Jail clerk Dallas Police Department time of the assassination, Started 1st Crime Scene Search Unit at the Dallas County Sheriff's Department in 1970 and has since become a veteran crime scene investigator and law enforcement consultant'
  155. Air Force DJ during Vietnam War, was portrayed by Robin Williams in the film 'Good Morning Vietnam'
  156. U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
  157. James Cross  (2)
    British diplomat born 1921, was kidnapped by the FLQ militants during the October Crisis of October 1970 in Canada, married to late actress/singer/dancer Peggy Ryan
  158. Studio supervisor at independent station KTVT-TV in '63, he operated the camera during the Fort Worth breakfast speech , at Parkland , and the funeral service for Officer Tippitt
  159. John Crowley  (3)
    Extraordinary Measures
  160. Mother of robert crumb. appeared on crumb the movie
  161. Coordinator for Counterterrorism at Department of State with rank of Ambassador-at-Large on August 2, 2005. Ambassador Crumpton joined Central Intelligence Agency in 1981 and served as an operations officer both at headquarters and abroad
  162. Last witness to the assassination of El Salvadorian bishop Óscar Romero on March 24, 1980. She is now 87 and lives in San Salvador
  163. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire
  164. Saw motorcade on Main St. , then assisted at Cinderella Flower Shop making flower arrangements for Dealey Plaza
  165. Police officer was chief of Dallas Police Department from 1960-1966. Chief time of assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, & murder of his assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, while in police custody 2 days later
  166. JFK: Met President Kennedy on 19 October 1962, when he presented JFK with a football on behalf of the student body St. Edward High School, Ohio
  167. One of the last few survivors of the 1917 Halifax Explosion, born 1916. Oldest member of the Maritime Sports Hall of Fame in Canada
  168. 12 year old boy who Hitler gave the iron cross to at the last days of WWII. Lives in Rhineland