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  1. News Reporter in 1988 for Anchorage News that reported the story of the wales trapped in Alaska - made the movie Big Miracle about them
  2. Hostage during Iran Hostage crisis
  3. Born 1896. #70 oldest documented person. Lives in Italy.
  4. A captain in the Dallas Police Dept . , Gangway was in charge of the DPD Special Service Bureau . He said that Oswald's description was broadcast following the shooting of JFK because he was missing from a ' cool call ' at the TSBD
  5. Senior medical student at Methodist Hospital Dallas time of assassination. Participated in retrieval of bullet from body of Officer J.D. Tippit. Knew many of the doctors who treated both the President & Gov. Connally at Parkland Hospital
  6. Born 1943. First African American student to enter enter Clemson University in South Carolina, the last U.S. state to hold out against racial integration. 'An early inspiration' to Barack Obama
  7. Spanish Civil war veteran (Born: 1918) Nationalist Army. Promoted to captain in 1942. Awarded four medals. Military historian, author, and teacher. Age: 98. Lives in Spain
  8. Aurelio Rodriguez played a trick on the Topps photographer and 1969 baseball card #653 photo is actually of this California Angels batboy
  9. Lawyer
  10. Seán Garland  (2)
    Member of the original Irish Republican Army before it changed to the Workers Party, which he became president of in 2000
  11. Garner was on the fourth floor of the TSBD with co-workers Victoria Adams , Elsie Dorman and Sandra Styles . She claims the shots ' came from the west '
  12. US Supercentenarian, born 1908
  13. Congressional page of the 1940's, and one of the last few living witnesses to have seen FDR's Pearl Harbor 'Day of Infamy' speech before Congress on 12/8/41. Later in 1942, had lunch at the White House with the other pages and Eleanor Roosevelt, who then
  14. U.S. Coast Guard 1955/Kennedys Guard of Honor & death watch guard
  15. JFK - Flight attendant on Air Force One the day President Kennedy was assassinated. Served cookies and milk to the Kennedys on the flight to Dallas
  16. Young man who ran on the field after Hank Aaron's 715th Home Run
  17. Fifth-Generation Grandson of President James Monroe
  18. Longtime Dallas businessman, Gatlin was working on the twelfth floor of the Mercantile Bank building in 1963 and provided vivid memories of the motorcade passing by on Main Street/Sixth Floor interviewee multiple times
  19. Colourful Australian figure of some notoriety
  20. Air Force veteran chosen to be one of the official pallbearers for President John F. Kennedy's funeral
  21. Writer, professor, editor, and social commentator. Author of The NYT bestseller, Bad Feminist. Editor for Gay Mag. Co-wrote 6 issues of a spin-off of Black Panther making her the 1st black woman to be a lead writer for Marvel
  22. Served in World War II on the U.S.S. Borie (destroyer) and the U.S.S. Darter (submarine) Machinist in the engine room of this submarine, which played a pivotal role in the Battle of Leyte Gulf involving 32 Japanese warships
  23. circus animal trainer
  24. Tramp arrested in 1963 in JFK Assassination investigation. Believe to live in Melbourne Florida, age 88
  25. Administrative Assistant at Parkland Hospital, helped coordinate media relations and family arrangements during the JFK and Oswald shootings. Spent time with Jack Ruby during his stay at Parkland in 1966
  26. US WWII veteran, born 1918, served in the OSS in England, France, and behind enemy lines in Nazi Germany. Helped in the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp
  27. Italian financier, chiefly known for his role in the Banco Ambrosiano scandal
  28. Australian landscape architect and TV presenter
  29. Iran Hostage Crisis/Budget Officer
  30. Oldest person in Germany born 1905
  31. Great-great grandson of geronimo
  32. Belgian educator and philanthropist who, with others, rescued almost 1,000 Jewish children during the Holocaust
  33. Wells fargo heist
  34. Greek Canadian war surgeon and served chief surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) until December 2006
  35. Born 1896 #70 oldest documented person. Lives in England
  36. Oldest living person in the United States at age 113, as of February 2017; living in Huntingdon County, PA
  37. John Gibson  (6)
    A patron in the Texas Theatre who witnessed the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald
  38. Formerly 3rd Oldest Person in the World/Born: 1890 - Deceased 2006
  39. Eighteen years old in 1963, Giddens saw President speak in front of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth
  40. Involved with hiding Anne Frank and her family. Born: 02/15/1909
  41. Anesthesiologist who attached the heart monitor to President John F. Kennedy in a Parkland's hospital emergency room and interviewed wounded Texas Gov. John Connally for surgery
  42. Centenarian, probably the last living woman to have marched in a suffragette parade and one of the last early Girl Scouts (in 1914). Voted in the first open election of 1920, plus later became a charter member, and President of the Republican National Wom
  43. Israeli Flying Ace, retired Brigadier General, Israeli Air Force
  44. JFK - Honor Guard Kennedy funeral
  45. WW2 soldier from 42nd Rainbow Division which liberated Dachau concentration camp on April 29, 1945
  46. One of only nine survivors from the sinking of The SS Athenia, that was the first casualty of WW2. The unarmed passenger liner was torpedoed by a U-boat just eight hours after war broke out. He is now 84 and lives in Canada
  47. Iran Hostage Crisis/U.S. Navy Communications and Intelligence Specialist
  48. Last surviving inhabitant of St Kildan Island, Scotland that was evacuated in 1930, 81 years ago. He now lives in Scotland
  49. American author and High Priest of the Church of Satan
  50. One of the two men who shot the controversial Patterson-Gimlin film in 1967 that allegedly shows Bigfoot
  51. JFK - Secret Service agent
  52. Founder, Women Influencing the Nation
  53. Sister of french president Valery Giscard d'Estaing. Born in 1935
  54. Author Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight. In 1965, as a college freshman, Answered MLK, Jr.'s call for students to come to the South after the attack on voting rights marchers in Selma on Bloody Sunday
  55. Was A Secret Service For The Kennedys in the 1960's
  56. Staff Sergeant, U.S Army, first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the United States military's highest decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor
  57. Known for raising the most famous monkey in norway Julius in the early 80s
  58. Known for raising in the early 80s the most famous monkey in norway,Julius
  59. Army veteran post-WWII who served as a prisoner guard at the Nuremberg Trials
  60. American radio announcer famous for broadcasting the Knicks, Giants & Jets. Member of the US track & field team at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Basketball HOFer
  61. Born March 14, 1942 General
  62. 'Girl in Blue'/Standing on a concrete pedestal at the corner of Houston & Elm Streets in Dealey Plaza, eleven-year-old Toni Glover witnessed 1963 assassination
  63. Survivor of Hartford Circus Fire 1944
  64. United States Air Aces
  65. Member of The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)a work relief program for young men from unemployed families, started on 03/21/1933, by Pres. F.D.R. As part of Roosevelt's New Deal legislation, designed to combat unemployment during the Great Depression
  66. 1980s New York Subway Vigilante
  67. Replacement for fallen Reverend from the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in CHARLESTON, S.C. where shootings lead to Confederate Flag reform
  68. An armored car driver for Armored Car Service Co. , he drove one of the two cars sent to move Lee Harvey Oswald from the City Jail to the County Jail on Nov. 24 , 1963
  69. Iran Hostage Crisis/Chief of Embassy Security, Regional Security Officer
  70. Harry Gold  (2)
    Witness in Rosenberg Spy Trial
  71. Former president of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) & CEO of United Paramount Theatres. Turned ABC into a media conglomerate. His innovations/media synergy w/ ABC had lasting implications on the American television industry
  72. One of the doctors who tried to save JFK's life after being shot
  73. Lieutenant General Harry Edgar Goldsworthy (born April 3, 1914) is a centenarian and was an American Air Force lieutenant general who was deputy chief of staff for systems and logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C
  74. 'Nominee for the Cowgirl Hall of Fame', 'Country Singer', Writer','Theater Actress'
  75. JFK - Chaplain at Bishop Dunne High School in 1963, he took a photograph of President Kennedy's Dallas motorcade approaching the Adolphus Hotel just 4 blocks from Dealey Plaza
  76. Video game pioneer whose credits include Ms. Pac-Man, Food Fight, and the graphics chips for the Atari 7800 Pro System
  77. US Navy WWII veteran, born 1915. One of the last people to have worked on the construction of the Hoover Dam in the 1930s
  78. German World War 2 Knight's Cross Recipient. Born: 10/15/1913
  79. Cuban boy who became famous during 1999-2000 when custody battle arose between his Cuban-American relatives in Miami and his Cuban dad in Cuba. He was repatriated to his dad and later became friends with Cuban President Fidel Castro
  80. U.S. Secret Service agent in 1963, Gonzalez was assigned to guard duty for President Kennedy's limousine after its arrival in Washington, D.C., on the evening of the assassination
  81. Watergate Burglar
  82. Uruguayan professor, Director of Education and Minister of Defense under President Luis Lacalle. Writer, 'Women and Politics in Uruguay'
  83. One of nine surviving veterans of Spanish Civil War. Born' October 3, 1910..Served in Valencia, Teruel, Jaén, and Granada
  84. Sculptor who designed the obverse of the Sacagawea dollar that entered circulation in the United States in 2000. Also designed the Vietnam Women's Memorial located in Washington, DC
  85. A U.S. Secret Service Agent who did advance work on the Houston leg of President Kennedy's trip to Texas in 1963
  86. Former British test pilot and Royal Navy officer. Pilot during WWII. Inventor of the mirror-sight deck landing system for aircraft carriers
  87. United States Capitol Police Officer. During the 2021 Capitol Riot, he diverted rioters from the United States Senate Chamber. Goodman is also a veteran of the 101st airborne who fought in the Iraq War
  88. Supercentenarian born 1907 2nd oldest person living in Michigan
  89. A Jr. at Jesuit High School in Dallas , Miles was at Dallas Love Field and Parkland Memorial on Nov. 22 , and for several hours that day he assisted a CBS cameraman covering the assassination
  90. Belgian supercentenarian and the oldest living man in Europe. Born in 1900
  91. 1938. KGB double agent who provided information to the British Intelligence Service. Exfiltrated from the Soviet Union in 1985 and currently lives in an undisclosed location in London
  92. Joyce Gordon  (2)
    AKA/Joy Dale Burlesque Stripper who worked at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club in Dallas, Texas
  93. Pan Am World Airways flight attendant, saved Iranian passenger at JFK
  94. Physician who co-authored first report printed regarding AIDS
  95. Descendant of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer. Lives in Ashford, Kent, UK
  96. Participated in the 1963 Selma civil rights campaign as a 16 year old boy, including the 'Bloody Sunday' march
  97. Tom Grace  (2)
    Survivor of the 1970 Kent State shootings. Shot in the ankle during the attack on students, he rode in the ambulance alongside one of the victims killed, Sandy Sheuer, as she was pronounced dead
  98. Reverend to Rosa Park's Church; Secretary of the MIA aka Montgomery Improvement Association that helped support the boycott, appeared at meetings led by MLK
  99. President Trump's longtime secretary and a senior vice president at the Trump Organization, she has worked at Trump Tower for near 30 years, has acted as gatekeeper to Trump
  100. American publisher Leader of Washington Post, more than 2 decades, overseeing famous period, the Watergate coverage that eventually led to resignation of President Nixon. Her memoir, Personal History, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998
  101. One of the last two survivors of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. Born 1912. She was five years old in 1917 when the explosion took place. She is now 107 and lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
  102. US WWII Navy tugboat veteran, born 1922. After the war, became an Atomic veteran when he was part of the Operation Crossroads nuclear tests. Became a writer and voice for Atomic veterans and their health problems
  103. Defected NKVD agent, author. Served in the Red Army during WWII
  104. David Grant  (5)
    JFK - Secret Service agent, assisted in the Dallas advance, was stationed at the Trade Mart at the time of the assassination; Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Vice Presidents, Rockefeller, and Mondale
  105. Survivor of 1906 San Francisco earthquake
  106. Iran Hostage Crisis/Public Affairs Officer
  107. Fred Gray  (2)
    Civil rights lawyer, preacher (born 1930). Defended Rosa Parks, Claudette Colvin, and the MIA during the Montgomery bus boycott. Worked with Martin Luther King and defended him in court. Named National Bar Association president in 1985
  108. First Responder 9/11 Attack
  109. WWII riveter
  110. Newspaper editor, politician and reformer. Encouraged readers to "Go West"
  111. Member of the Little Rock Nine; group of African-American students who enrolled in all-white Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Awarded Congressional Gold Medal in 1999
  112. Last living WWI Veteran (1901-2012). Member of the UK's Women's Royal Air Force during WWI, and it's very last veteran of any type when she died at 110
  113. Stephen Green  (2)
    21 year old student at Middlebury College in Vermont when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride from Nashville, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi on June 10, 1961
  114. One of the oldest people in the world. Born 1895. Lives in New York.
  115. UK Tallest Man
  116. Spy, Brother of Ethel Rosenberg
  117. Holocaust survivor; author
  118. Senior archivist at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, Greenwell joined their staff in 1976. As a Dallas school girl, she saw President's motorcade on November 22, 1963/Saw him just minutes before the assassination
  119. JFK - Secret Service; driver of President Kennedy's car on November 22, 1963
  120. Acquainted with Oswald's June 1962, spent significant amount of time with Oswalds providing transportation, going on excursions, taking Russian language lessons from Marina. Saw the Oswalds on November 22, 1962/Questioned by Secret Service
  121. American centenarian (1914-2020). Survived the 1918 Flu, which killed her mother and sister. Died months after getting through Covid-19
  122. JFK/Kennedy - Counsel to the Warren Commission 1964
  123. Civil Rights Activist/Former Black Panther, While with them, was involved in a bank robbery & served 12 years in prison. /As teenager Griffin was outside of Hotel Texas to greet the Kennedy's when they arrived in Fort Worth on November 21
  124. Frank Griffin  (2)
    Working in Oak Cliff at time of assassination , heard shots and witnessed aftermath of Tippitt shooting
  125. Great-grandnephew of notorious outlaw Ned Kelly who was was hanged for murder in 1880. He lives in Wangaratta, north-east Victoria, Australia
  126. Great-grand-niece of notorious outlaw Ned Kelly who was was hanged for murder in 1880. She lives in Wangaratta, north-east Victoria, Australia
  127. Col. Robert Grimes, an Army Air Forces pilot flew a B-17 bomber during World War II
  128. Spy/Former CIA officer who participated on a small team that investigated and uncovered the actions of Aldrich Ames, a counterintelligence officer who was subsequently convicted of spying for the Soviet Union
  129. Soccer mom madam
  130. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/born February 1, 1938 was elected the first female lieutenant governor of Connecticut in 1990
  131. Auschwitz Prison Camp
  132. Rocket Scientist, 'Dr. Werner Von Braun's Team'
  133. British solicitor, son of paranormal investigator Maurice Grosse. He helped his father interrogate the Enfield poltergeist and, as such, is probably the only member of the Law Society to have cross-examined a ghost. He lives in the UK
  134. Neurosurgeon at Parkland Memorial Hospital in 1963, was in Trauma Room One during the treatment of President and claims to have examined the president's head wound; however, he was not called to testify before the Warren Commission
  135. Mathematician in 20th century
  136. Judge
  137. WWII 'Rosie' worker, born 1926. Worked 1944-45 at an Air Force depot at the Buffalo Airport, while her mother worked at Bell Aircraft
  138. 'Known as the 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz'/Former guard at the Auschwitz prison camp. Lives in Germany
  139. One of the last living crewmembers (1917-2002) of the Hindenburg that survived the 1937 crash. Served as a ship cook, he jumped to safety through an opening in the ship and ran to safety as the ship fell behind him
  140. National Spelling Bee Champion - Has Topps Allen & Ginter Card
  141. Italian World War 2 Hero and Diplomat. Born: 02/07/1909
  142. Descendant of Jules Verne, the legendary French author of Around the World in Eighty Days and Twenty-Thousand Leagues under the Sea
  143. Employed at a used-car lot at Patton Ave. and Jefferson Blvd. in Oak Cliff ,he heard gunshots and saw a man run south sticking a handgun in his belt . He positively identified the man as Lee Harvey Oswald
  144. Lawyer, Preacher, Assassin of Pres. James Garfield (1841-1882). Shot Garfield on July 2, 1881, was hanged on June 30, 1882 for it
  145. Katharine Teresa Gun is a British translator who worked for the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a British intelligence agency. In 2003, she leaked top-secret information to The Observer
  146. Former US Park Ranger who stood guard next to Martin Luther King Jr. during his 'I Have a Dream' March on Washington speech in 1963
  147. Age 14 when JFK shot & was witness/skipped school to see him/Close enough to touch President
  148. JFK: Doctor at the Parkland Memorial Hospital who treated Gov. Connally after the Kennedy assassination and two days later Lee Harvey Oswald
  149. Polish nurse who gained international recognition for aiding Polish Jews persecuted by Nazi Germany during WWII. Author of In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer
  150. Actress and whistleblower
  151. Hungarian man who appeared in the famous faked photo of a tourist on top of the World Trade Center in NYC just before it was hit by a plane on September 11, 2001
  152. Daughter of Hermann Göring, is living in Munich, Germany