PRESIDENT KENNEDY’S MOTORCADE 11/22/63: WHO I SPOKE TO/ CORRESPONDED WITH (ETC.)

PRESIDENT KENNEDY’S MOTORCADE 11/22/63: WHO I SPOKE TO/ CORRESPONDED WITH

ADVANCE CAR-

1.DPD Perdue W. Lawrence (deceased 1994)

PILOT CAR-

  1. DPD Dep. Chief Colonel George L. (G.L.) Lumpkin (deceased 1994)
  2. DPD Det. Faye M. (F.M.) Turner (deceased)
  3. DPD Det. William “Billy” L. Senkel (deceased)
  4. Lt. Col. George L. Whitmeyer, U.S. Army Reserve, East Texas Section Commander (deceased 1978)- corresponded with son
  5. Jacob “Jack” L. Puterbaugh – White House- corresponded with (deceased 2015)

ADVANCE MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD Sgt. S.Q. Bellah– corresponded with (deceased 2008)
  2. DPD Glen C. (G.C.) McBride (deceased)
  3. DPD J.B. Garrick (deceased 1990)

LEAD MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD Leon E. (L.E.) Grey (deceased)
  2. DPD E.D.”Buddy” Brewer (deceased)
  3. DPD Harold B. (H.B.) Freeman (deceased)
  4. DPD W.G. Lumpkin (deceased 2015)
  5. DPD Sgt. Stavis Ellis- corresponded with (deceased 2005)

LEAD CAR-

  1. DPD Chief Jesse E. (J.E.) Curry (deceased 1980)
  2. SA Winston George “Win” Lawson – spoke to and corresponded with
  3. DC Sheriff James Eric (J.E.) “Bill” Decker (deceased 1970)
  4. SAIC Forrest V. Sorrels- spoke to (deceased 1993)

PRESIDENTIAL LIMOUSINE-

  1. SA William R. “Bill” Greer (deceased 1985) –spoke to and corresponded with son
  2. ASAIC Roy H. Kellerman (deceased 1984) –spoke to and corresponded with widow (who is now deceased)
  3. Mrs. Nellie B. “Nell” Connally (deceased)
  4. Governor John B. Connally (deceased 1993)
  5. Mrs. Jacqueline B. “Jackie’ Kennedy (deceased 1994)
  6. President John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy (deceased 11/22/63)

*SA Clinton J. “Clint” Hill [jumped onto limo 4 times on Main Street and after assassination] spoke to and corresponded with

PRESIDENTIAL MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD William Joseph (Billy Joe, B.J.) Martin (deceased)
  2. DPD Robert Weldon (Bobby, B.W.) Hargis (deceased)
  3. DPD James M. (J.M.) Chaney (deceased 1976)
  4. DPD Douglas L. (D.L.) Jackson (deceased)

SECRET SERVICE FOLLOW-UP CAR-

  1. SA Samuel A. “Sam” Kinney (deceased 1997) spoke to three times + corresponded with wife and relatives
  2. ASAIC Emory P. Roberts (deceased 1973)
  3. P. Kenneth “Ken” O’Donnell-Special Assistant to President (deceased 1977) corresponded with daughter
  4. David F. Powers-Assistant to President (deceased 1998) corresponded with
  5. SA George W. Hickey Jr. (deceased 2011)
  6. SA Glen A. Bennett (deceased 1994)
  7. *SA Clinton L. “Clint” Hill- spoke to and corresponded with
  8. SA William “Tim” McIntyre spoke to
  9. SA John D. “Jack” Ready spoke to (deceased 2014)
  10. SA Paul E. Landis attempted contact unsuccessful

 VP LBJ CAR-

  1. TDPS Hurchel D. Jacks (deceased) corresponded with widow
  2. ASAIC Rufus Wayne Youngblood spoke to twice (deceased 1996)
  3. Congressman Ralph W. Yarborough (deceased 1991)
  4. Mrs. C.A. “Lady Bird” Johnson (deceased)
  5. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson (deceased 1973)

VP SECRET SERVICE FOLLOW-UP CAR-

  1. TDPS Joe Henry Rich (deceased)
  2. Clifton C. Carter-Political Aide to Vice President (deceased)
  3. SA Jerry D. Kivett – spoke to and corresponded with (deceased 2010)
  4. SA Warren W. “Woody” Taylor (deceased)
  5. AIC Thomas Lemuel “Lem” Johns – spoke to (deceased 2014)

MAYOR’S CAR-

  1. TDPS Milton T. Wright- corresponded with
  2. Dallas City Mayor Earle Cabell (deceased)
  3. Elizabeth “Dearie” Cabell (deceased)
  4. Congressman Raymond Roberts (deceased)

NATIONAL PRESS POOL CAR-

  1. SW Bell Telephone Co. Driver -unknown
  2. Merriman Smith-UPI (deceased 1970)
  3. Malcolm “Mac” Kilduff-Assistant White House Press Secretary for President attempted contact unsuccessful (deceased)
  4. Robert E. Baskin-DMN Washington Bureau (deceased)
  5. Jack Bell-AP (deceased)
  6. Robert Clark-ABC (deceased)

CAMERA CAR #1-

  1. Driver -unknown
  2. John Hofan-NBC sound (deceased)
  3. David Wiegman, Jr- NBC B&W movie (deceased)
  4. Thomas J. Craven, Jr.-CBS B&W movie (deceased)
  5. Cleveland “Cleve Ryan”-Lighting Technician (deceased)
  6. Thomas “Ollie” Atkins-United States Navy, White House color movie (deceased)

CAMERA CAR #2-

  1. Driver- unknown
  2. Clint Grant-DMN B&W still (deceased)
  3. Frank Cancellare-UPI B&W still (deceased)
  4. Capt. Cecil Stoughton- WHCA, White House color still- corresponded with (deceased)
  5. Arthur Rickerby-Life B&W still (deceased)
  6. Henry Burroughs-AP B&W still- corresponded with (deceased)

CAMERA CAR #3-

  1. DPS Driver -unknown
  2. James H. Underwood-KRLD (CBS) B&W movie (deceased)
  3. Thomas C. Dillard-DMN B&W still (deceased)
  4. James Darnell-WBAP Ch 8 (NBC) B&W movie (deceased)
  5. Malcolm 0. Couch-WFAA Ch 5 (ABC) B&W movie (deceased)
  6. Robert H. Jackson-DTH B&W still (deceased)

FORWARD MID-MOTORCADE MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD Hollis B. (H.B.) McLain (deceased)
  2. DPD Marrion L. (M.L.) Baker- corresponded with (deceased)

CONGRESSMAN’S CAR #1-

  1. Driver – unknown
  2. Congressman George H. Mahon (Lubbock, TX) (deceased 1985)
  3. Congressman Walter Rogers (Pampa, TX) (deceased 2001)
  4. Congressman Homer Thornberry (Austin, TX) (deceased 1995)
  5. Lawrence F. “Larry” O’Brien-Special Assistant to President (deceased 1990)

CONGRESSMAN’S CAR #2-

  1. Driver – unknown
  2. Congressman Albert Thomas (Houston, TX) (deceased 1966)
  3. Congressman Jack Brooks (Beaumont, TX) (deceased 2012)
  4. Congressman Lindley Beckworth (Gladewater, TX) (deceased 1984) corresponded with son
  5. Congressman Olin E. “Tiger” Teague (College Station, TX) (deceased 1981)
  6. Congressman James C. Wright, Jr. (Ft. Worth, TX) (Houston, TX) (deceased 2015)

CONGRESSMAN’S CAR #3-

  1. Driver – unknown
  2. Congressman John Young (Corpus Christi, TX) (deceased 2002)
  3. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez (San Antonio, TX) (deceased 2000)
  4. State Senator William Patman (deceased 2008)
  5. Congressman Graham Purcell (deceased 2011)

VIP CAR-

  1. Major General Chester V.”Ted” Clifton, US Army Military Presidential Aid (senior ranking) (deceased)
  2. Major General Godfrey “God” McHugh, US Air Force Air Force Presidential Aid (deceased)
  3. Julian 0. Reed Gov.-Connally’s Press Secretary

MID-MOTORCADE MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD J.W. Courson
  2. DPD Clyde A. Haygood

WHITE HOUSE PRESS BUS #1-

  1. Driver- unknown
  2. Harry Cabluck
  3. Richard Beebe Dudman-St. Louis Post Dispatch (deceased 2017)
  4. Douglas Kiker-NY Herald Tribune (deceased 1991)
  5. Robert MacNeil-NBC Bureau Chief
  6. Robert Manning-WH Staff
  7. Robert Charles Pierpoint-CBS TV WH Correspondent (deceased 2011)
  8. Charles “Chuck” Roberts-Newsweek (deceased 1992)
  9. Hugh Sidey-Time Magazine Washington Bureau Chief (deceased 2005)

ETC.

LOCAL PRESS POOL CAR-

  1. Lewis Harris-DMN Editor
  2. Mike Quinn-DMN
  3. Kent Biffle-DMN- corresponded with (deceased 2015)
  4. Larry Grove-DMN

WHITE HOUSE PRESS BUS #2

  1. Driver- unknown
  2. Sidney Davis-Westinghouse Broadcasting
  3. Robert John Donovan-LA Times Washington
  4. Seth Kantor-Scripps-Howard (deceased)
  5. Robert Young-Chicago Tribune

ETC.

REAR MID MOTORCADE MOTORCYCLES-

  1. DPD Sgt. R. Smart
  2. DPD Robert Joseph (Bobby Joe) Dale (deceased 2015)

EXTRA CAR #1-

  1. Driver- unknown

WESTERN UNION CAR-

  1. R.C. Johnson – Sales Manager, The Western Union Telegraph Co.
  2. (FNU) Yates – Sales Manager, The Western Union Telegraph Co.

WHITE HOUSE SIGNAL CORPS CAR-

  1. Chief Warrant Officer Arthur W. Bales, Jr.- US Army
  2. Ira Gearhart-US Army

EXTRA CAR #2-

  1. Driver- unknown

OFFICIAL PARTY BUS-

  1. Driver-unknown
  2. White House Staff Members
  3. Presidential Staff Members
  4. Vice Presidential Staff Members
  5. Governor’s Staff Members
  6. Airport Reception Committee
  7. H. Barefoot Sanders Jr.-US Attorney
  8. Jack Joseph Valenti-Aide to Vice President (deceased)
  9. Marie Felmer-Secretary to Vice President
  10. Evelyn Maurine Lincoln-Personal Secretary to President (deceased)
  11. Rear Admiral George G. Burkley, MD, US Navy, Presidential Physician (deceased 1991)
  12. Mrs. Elizabeth “Liz” Carpenter-Executive Assistant to Vice President
  13. Pamela Turnure, Personal Secretary to Mrs. Kennedy
  14. Sgt. Paul Glynn, US Air Force-Personal Aid to Vice President
  15. Mary Gallagher

REAR POLICE CAR-

  1. DPD J.M. Philips
  2. DPD L.S. Davenport

REAR POLICE MOTORCYCLE-

DPD unknown

JFK’s Texas Trip: Secret Service Agent Rosters & Duties

  1. San Antonio, TX, 11/21/63:

(San Antonio International Airport, Aerospace Medical Center, Kelly AFB)

1) Dennis R. Halterman (WHD): Advance agent (arrived in San Antonio
11/12/63) [deceased 1988; corresponded with his nephew]
2) J. Walter Coughlin (WHD): assisted in the advance (apparently still
in San Antonio on 11/22/63—listed as being there and, later, as part
of the 4p.m.-12 mid shift at the Kennedy residence in Middleburg, VA) [corresponded with many times]
3) ASAIC of WHD (#3) Roy H. Kellerman: rode in SS-100-X [limousine]
(front passenger seat) [deceased 1984; see above]
4) William R. Greer (WHD/ Garage Detail): driver of SS-100-X [deceased 1985; see above]
5) Henry J. Rybka (WHD/ Garage Detail): driver of SS-697-X FROM
Aerospace Medical Center (AMC)[follow-up car] [deceased 1975]
6) ATSAIC of WHD Stewart G. “Stu” Stout: Entrance to Headquarters Bldg.,
AMC [deceased 1974; corresponded with son and family]
7) Samuel E. Sulliman (WHD): Entrance to speaker’s stand, AMC [spoke to]
8) Richard E. Johnsen (WHD): Speaker’s platform, AMC [spoke to; deceased 2010]
9) Ernest E. Olsson, Jr. (WHD): same as above [spoke to]
10) Andrew E. Berger (WHD): same as above [deceased 2006]
11) ATSAIC of WHD Emory P. Roberts: commander of follow-up car (front
passenger seat) [deceased 1973]
12) John D. “Jack” Ready (WHD): follow-up car [see above; deceased 2014]
13) Donald J. Lawton (WHD): follow-up car [spoke to/corresponded with; deceased 2013]
14) William “Tim” McIntyre (WHD): follow-up car [see above]
15) Glenn A. Bennett (PRS): follow-up car [deceased 1994]
16) SAIC of San Antonio office Luis Benavides: assisted in the advance
17) Richard S. McCully (San Antonio office): Supervision of Aerospace Medical
Center (AMC)
18) John J. “Muggsy” O’Leary (WHD/ Luggage-Effects [see also 25 H 788]) [deceased]
19) Clinton J. Hill (WHD/ First Lady Detail) [see above]
20) Samuel A. Kinney (WHD/ Garage Detail): driver of SS-697-X TO AMC
[Rybka: passenger] [see above; deceased]
21) Paul E. Landis, Jr. (WHD/ First Lady Detail) [see above]
22) George W. Hickey, Jr (WHD/ Garage Detail): follow-up car [passenger] [deceased 2011]

23) ASAIC (#2) of V.P./ LBJ Detail Rufus W. Youngblood (came from LBJ
Ranch w/ Johns and Taylor) [see above; deceased 1996]
24) ATSAIC OF V.P./ LBJ Detail Thomas “Lem” Johns [see above; deceased]
25) Warren “Woody” Taylor (Lady Bird Johnson Detail)

FORTY members of the military police from Ft. Sam Houston, Texas:
traffic control, motorcade route security, and intersection control;
police helicopter utilized along route;
many flanking motorcycles;
PRS subjects: 0

2. Houston, TX, 11/21/63:

(Houston International Airport, Rice Hotel, Coliseum/ Congressman Albert
Thomas Dinner)

26) Ronald M. Pontius (WHD): Advance agent (arrived in Houston
11/12/63); rode in lead car in motorcade [corresponded with]
27) Lubert F. “Bert” de Freese (WHD): assisted in the advance (arrived
in Houston 11/18/63 from JFK’s Florida trip); departed at 7:00 p.m. on
11/21/63 to go back to Washington, D.C. [deceased]
28) DNC Advance Man Martin E. “Marty” Underwood (also the DNC advance
man for Austin: see below) [spoke to; deceased 2003]
29) Jim Goodenough (WHD/ V.P. LBJ Detail): Advance agent, LBJ Detail;
rode in V.P. follow-up car in motorcade; went to the LBJ Ranch afterward [corresponded with]

30) SAIC of Houston office Lane Bertram: rode in lead car in motorcade [deceased]
Ready: rode in pilot car in motorcade
Berger: rode in pilot car in motorcade
Kellerman: limo
Greer: driver of limo
Rybka: driver of follow-up car
Stout: follow-up car
Sulliman: follow-up car
Johnsen: follow-up car
Olsson: follow-up car
Hill: follow-up car
O’Leary: rode in station wagon in motorcade (near the rear)
Youngblood: rode in LBJ’s car
Johns: rode in V.P. follow-up car
Taylor
[note: Kinney was not in Houston, as he proceeded to Dallas on 11/21/63
after JFK’s departure from San Antonio, presumably with Hickey, who also
does not appear to have been in Houston, either. In addition, Roberts,
Lawton, McIntyre, and Bennett are unaccounted for, although they may
have had duties ahead at the Coliseum]

III. Fort Worth, TX, evening of 11/21/63, morning of 11/22/63:

(Carswell Air Force Base, Hotel Texas)

31) William L. Duncan (WHD): Advance agent (arrived in Fort Worth
11/12/63); still in Fort Worth as of 11/22/63 and after the assassination [25 H 787]
32) Ned Hall II (WHD): assisted in the advance (also arrived in Fort
Worth 11/12/63) [deceased; corresponded with son]
33) James F. “Mike” Howard (Dallas office): assisted in the advance; in
Fort Worth until 4:00 a.m. 11/22/63 [18 H 675]
34) Jerry D. Kivett (WHD/ V.P. LBJ Detail): Advance agent, LBJ Detail
(probably arrived in Fort Worth on 11/12/63 [17 H 618] [see above; deceased]
35) William H. Patterson (Dallas office): in Fort Worth on the morning
of 11/22/63: assigned to drive LBJ’s car [25 H 788]; went to Love Field
afterwards [deceased]
36) ATSAIC of WHD Arthur L. Godfrey: arrived in Fort Worth from
Washington, D.C. at 2:15 p.m. on 11/21/63 w/ Blaine, Giannoules, Burns,
O’Rourke, and Faison for duty at the Hotel Texas 4p.m.-12 min (JFK
arrived 11:50 p.m.) [spoke to/corresponded with; deceased 2002]
37) Gerald S. Blaine (WHD) [spoke to/corresponded with]
38) Kenneth S. Giannoules (WHD) [spoke to]
39) Paul A. Burns (WHD) [deceased]
40) Gerald W. O’Rourke (WHD) [spoke to/corresponded with]
41) Robert R. Faison (WHD) [African-American] [deceased]
42) Michael J. Shannon (V.P./ LBJ Detail): on duty at LBJ Ranch on
11/21/63; went to Hotel Texas on the night of 11/21/63 [12 Mid-8 a.m.
11/22/63]; went back to Johnson City, TX afterwards
Johnsen: follow-up car 11/21/63
[note: Kinney and Hickey were not in Fort Worth on 11/21/63: they were
in Dallas with the two cars]
Kellerman: limo
Greer: driver of limo (NOT SS-100-X but a rented car)
Hill
Landis
O’Leary
Rybka: follow-up car to Carswell AFB 11/22/63 (NOT the driver)
Stout
Sulliman
Olsson
Berger [see also 18 H 672, 675, 698]
Ready
Lawton
McIntyre
Roberts
Bennett
Youngblood [note: he would go on to leave in the early morning hours of
11/22/63 to visit a childhood acquaintance (18 H 681-682)]
Johns
Taylor

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4. Dallas, TX, 11/22/63:

(Love Field, Trade Mart)

43) Winston G. Lawson (WHD): Advance agent (arrived in Dallas 11/12/63);
rode in lead car in motorcade; remains in Dallas after AF1 departs to
assist in the investigation [18 H 788] [see above]
44) David B. Grant (WHD): assisted in the advance (arrived in Dallas
11/18/63 from JFK’s Florida trip): Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital;
remains in Dallas after AF1 departs until the early morning hours of
11/24/63 [18 H 788]; although seemingly removed from the immediate area,
Grant was involved in the drinking incident [18 H 684] [deceased 2013 (Clint Hill’s brother in law)]
45) SAIC of Dallas office Forrest V. Sorrels: assisted in the advance;
rode in lead car [see above]
46) DNC Advance Man Jacob L. “Jack” Puterbaugh (arrived in Dallas
11/12/63); rode in pilot car in motorcade [see above; deceased 2003]
Kivett: Advance Agent, LBJ Detail (11/18-11/22 [17 H 601]); rode in V.P.
follow-up car in motorcade
47)Robert A. Steuart (Dallas Office): Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital [spoke to; deceased 1999]
48) John Joe Howlett (Dallas office): Trade Mart, then Parkland
Hospital; rode in limousine as it was taken back to the C-130 (Hickey,
driver; Kinney drove the follow-up car back) [corresponded with; deceased 2013]
49) Roger C. Warner (Dallas office): Love Field [deceased 2016]
Kellerman: limo
Greer: driver of limo
Roberts: commander of follow-up car
Kinney: driver of follow-up car
Hill: follow-up car
McIntyre: follow-up car
Ready: follow-up car
Landis: folow-up car
Bennett: follow-up car
Hickey: follow-up car
Youngblood: LBJ’s car
Johns: V.P. follow-up car
Taylor: V.P. follow-up car
Stout: Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital (+rode in hearse)
Berger: Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital (+drove hearse)
Johnsen: Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital (+CE399)
Olsson: Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital
Sulliman: Trade Mart, then Parkland Hospital
Lawton: Love Field
O’Leary: Love Field
Rybka: Love Field

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5. Austin, TX, 11/22/63:

(inc. Bergstrom AFB, 40 Acre Club, Governor Connally’s mansion/
fundraiser/ dinner, Commodore-Perry Hotel, Johnson City, LBJ Ranch)

50) William B. Payne (WHD): Advance agent for Austin(arrived in Austin
11/12/63) [deceased]
51) Robert R. Burke (WHD): assisted in the advance; specifically, for
the LBJ Ranch in Austin City, TX (arrived in Austin for the LBJ Ranch
11/18/63)
52) John F. Yeager (WHD): assisted in the advance for Austin, Texas
(arrived in TX 11/18/63) [corresponded with]
Underwood [still in Houston on 11/22/63]
Shannon: see above
53) Donald Bendickson (V.P./ LBJ Detail): LBJ Ranch 11/21-11/22/63
54) Gerald Bechtle (V.P./ LBJ Detail): LBJ Ranch 11/21-11/22/63
Goodenough: see above [corresponded with him and his son]
55) Robert Lockwood (V.P./ LBJ Detail) [see 18 H 779]
Godfrey: Austin (Commodore-Perry Hotel; depart for Washington at 3:15
p.m.)
Blaine: same
Giannoules: same
Burns: same
O’Rourke: same
Faison: same
56) Howard K. Norton (PRS) [see CD80 and 1541000110033, cited above]: same
(this is the first and only time Norton’s name appears anywhere in the
Shift reports. He would go on to photograph the bloody limousine at the
White House garage with fellow PRS photographer James K. “Jack” Fox)

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“VI.” Chicago, IL, slated for sometime shortly AFTER 11/22/63:

[Sources-RIF#1541000110065]

57) Joseph Paolella (WHD): Advance agent (arrived in Chicago 11/18/63)
[had been on JFK’s 3/23/63 Chicago trip; interviewed for Seymour Hersh’s
“The Dark Side of Camelot” 1997] [corresponded with; deceased 2017]
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Shift Summary-
a)12 Midnight to 8 a.m. shift:
ATSAIC Godfrey-shift leader,
SA Blaine,
SA Giannoules,
SA O’Rourke,
SA Burns,
SA Faison

HOTEL TEXAS (went to Austin after JFK’s breakfast in Fort Worth);

b)8 a.m. to 4 p.m. shift:
ATSAIC Roberts-shift leader,
SA Lawton,
SA Ready,
SA McIntyre,
SA Bennett(PRS),
SA Hill(First Lady Detail),
SA Landis(First Lady Detail),
SA Kinney(Garage/Chauffeur-in Dallas),
SA Hickey(Garage/Chauffeur-in Dallas)

FOLLOW-UP CAR (except Lawton-Love Field; Lawton rode in follow-up car AND
back of JFK’s limo on 11/18/63);

c)4 p.m. to 12 Midnight shift:
ATSAIC Stout-shift leader,
SA Sulliman,
SA Johnsen,
SA Olsson,
SA Berger

TRADE MART (later, Parkland Hospital; all in Houston motorcade’s follow-up
car except Berger: in pilot car);

d)V.P. Detail:
ASAIC Youngblood,
ATSAIC Johns,
SA Kivett,
SA Taylor(assigned to Lady Bird),
SA Shannon

HOTEL TEXAS (Youngblood-LBJ’s car;Johns, Kivett, Taylor-V.P.
follow-up car;
Shannon-back to LBJ Ranch where he came)

e)? shift:
ASAIC Kellerman,
SA Greer(Garage/Chauffeur),
SA Hall,
SA Duncan,
SA Grant

Kellerman and Greer-HOTEL TEXAS; JFK LIMOUSINE (all stops; later,Grey Navy
ambulance and Bethesda; worked the WHOLE day without being relieved!)…
Hall-HOTEL TEXAS
Duncan-HOTEL TEXAS(advance agent for Fort Worth stop)…
Grant-HOTEL TEXAS (advance agent for Florida[11/18/63] AND Texas

trips; later, Trade Mart and Parkland Hospital);

ALSO: Dallas agents James F. “Mike” Howard and William H. Patterson also
in Fort Worth (Howard assisted in advance arrangements at Fort Worth-on
duty at the Hotel Texas from JFK’s arrival until 4 a.m. on 11/22/63…later, questioned Marina Oswald; Patterson helped in security
at JFK’s breakfast in Fort Worth-drove LBJ’s car in Fort Worth on
11/22/63…later, Love Field);

Conclusion:

Chief Rowley told the Warren Commission that 28 members of the WHITE HOUSE DETAIL accompanied JFK to Fort Worth-he’s correct(Kinney and Hickey would make 30 if counted, but they were in Dallas, as previously mentioned).Advance agent Winston G. Lawson, SAIC of Dallas office Forrest V. Sorrels, and the remainder of Sorrels’ men were in Dallas-leaving John J. Muggsy” O’Leary(Garage/Chauffeur) andHenry J. Rybka(Garage/Chauffeur) [both were in the Houston motorcade of 11/21/63- O’Leary rode in the Station Wagon, while Rybka drove the
follow-up car; both men were stationed at Love Field on 11/22/63] to round out the
WHD agents.

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Drinking Incident Involving the Secret Service:
the drinking incident of 11/21-11/22/63 involving the Secret Service at
the Fort Worth Press Club AND the “Cellar”
:

Chief James J. Rowley-headed investigation;
SAIC of Dallas office Forrest V. Sorrels-reported to Rowley
along with
Inspector Gerard B. McCann;
Inspector Thomas J. Kelley-also involved in investigation

THE AGENTS WHO FILED REPORTS-

The Supervisors:

a)ATSAIC Arthur L. Godfrey-shift leader; mentions agents Blaine, Giannoules, Burns,
O’Rourke, and Faison in his report: none of Godfrey’s men — including
Godfrey-participated in consuming any alcoholic beverages;
b)ASAIC Roy H. Kellerman- mentions agents Greer, Kinney, Duncan, Hall,
and Grant: only Grant consumed alcohol;
c)ATSAIC Emory P. Roberts-shift leader; mentions agents Ready, Lawton,
McIntyre, Bennett, Hill, Landis, Kinney [2nd mention], and Hickey [Kinney
and Hickey were in Dallas with the automobiles, so they obviously did
not participate in any drinking]: only Roberts and McIntyre did NOT
drink-this was the most irresponsible shift of all;
d)ATSAIC Stewart G. Stout, Jr.-shift leader; mentions agents Sulliman,
Johnsen, Olsson, and Berger: all but Stout and Sulliman consumed
alcoholic beverages, making Stout’s shift second to Roberts as the worst offender in the drinking incident;
e)ASAIC of V.P. Detail Rufus W. Youngblood-mentions agents
Johns(ATSAIC),
Kivett, Taylor, and Shannon: NONE of the V.P. Detail participated in the
drinking incident!;
The agents who submitted individual reports:
f)Glenn A. Bennett(PRS agent)-admitted to drinking “two beers” at the
Fort Worth Press Club; went to the “Cellar” afterwards;
g)Andrew E. Berger-same as above;
h)Gerald S. Blaine-although he went to both establishments, Blaine
states that he did NOT consume alcohol;
i)Paul A. Burns-although he went to the “Cellar”, Burns states(like
Blaine) that he did NOT consume alcohol;
j)David B. Grant-admitted to drinking a “scotch and soda” at the Fort
Worth Press Club; went to the “Cellar” afterwards;
k)Clinton J. Hill-same as above;
l)Richard E. Johnsen-admitted to drinking “two beers” at the Fort Worth
Press Club;
m)Paul E. Landis, Jr.-admitted to drinking a “scotch and soda” at the
Fort Worth Press Club; went to the “Cellar” afterwards;
n)Donald J. Lawton-admitted to drinking “three beers” at the Fort Worth
Press Club; went to the “Cellar” afterwards;
o)Ernest E. Olsson, Jr.-admitted to drinking “one and a half
mixed drinks” at the Fort Worth Press Club;
p)Gerald W. O’Rourke-although he went to the “Cellar”, O’Rourke
states(like Blaine and Burns above) that he did NOT consume alcohol;
q)John “Jack” D. Ready-admitted to drinking “two beers” at the Fort
Worth Press Club;
went to the “Cellar” afterwards…

Conclusion-Rowley did not punish these men in any way whatsoever, even
though (according to the Secret Service manual) drinking while in travel
status is grounds for REMOVAL from the agency (four of the above-mentioned
agents-Bennett, Hill, Landis, and Ready-had critical duties in the Secret Service follow-up car, directly behind JFK’s limousine)! [see Volume 18 of Warren Commission]

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11/22/63: WHO I INTERVIEWED/CORRESPONDED WITH:

I. PARKLAND:

  1. Dr. Charles Crenshaw (deceased);
  2. Dr. Malcolm Perry (deceased)
  3. Dr. Ronald Coy Jones;
  4. Dr. Paul Peters (deceased);
  5. Dr. Donald Seldin;
  6. Dr. Donald T. Curtis;
  7. Aubrey Rike (deceased);
  8. Milton T. Wright *;
  9. MRS. Hurchel Jacks*;
  10. Dr. Robert N. McClelland;
  11. Nurse Patricia B. Gustafson (Hutton);
  12. Dr. Adolph Giesecke (deceased);
  13. DPD Stavis Ellis*;
  14. Mrs. Billie Martinets;
  15. Dr. William Risk;
  16. Dr. William Osborne;
  17. Dr. Donald Jackson;
  18. Dr. Boris Porto, son of Dr. Lito Porto;
  19. Dr. Earl F. Rose (deceased); II. C-130:
  20. Vincent Gullo;
  21. Sam Kinney *(deceased);

III. Methodist Hospital (re: Harper fragment):

  1. Dr. Gerard Noteboom;
  2. William A. Harper; IV. Bethesda:
  3. Chester Boyers;
  4. Richard Lipsey;
  5. Jerrol Custer (deceased);
  6. John T. Stringer, Jr.;
  7. James W. Sibert (deceased);
  8. MRS. Layton Ledbetter;
  9. Don Rebentisch;
  10. Dr. James J. Humes (deceased);
  11. Paul K. O’Connor (deceased);
  12. Jan Gail “Nick” Rudnicki; V. Limousine (White House garage):
  13. Cortlandt Cunningham;

VI.* MISC. MOTORCADE OCCUPANTS:

  1. George Whitmeyer, Jr. the son of Lt. Col. George Whitmeyer (deceased);
  2. DPD Samuel Q. Bellah (deceased);
  3. DPD Marion Baker;
  4. Gary Beckworth, son of Congressman Lindley Beckworth (deceased);
  5. Henry Burroughs (deceased);

MASTER LIST OF EVERYONE I INTERVIEWED/CORRESPONDED WITH:

  1. Gaspard d’Andelot “Don” Belin (General Counsel/ Acting Secretary of the Treasury, JFK-LBJ era)
  2. James J. Rowley (FDR-Nixon)
  3. Neighbor of the late Paul J. Paterni
  4. Michael W. Torina
  5. Gerald A. Behn (FDR-LBJ) + widow, daughter, relatives, and next door neighbor
  6. Floyd M. Boring (FDR-LBJ) + relatives
  7. June Kellerman, widow of the late Roy H. Kellerman (FDRLBJ) + daughter (via Harold Weisberg)
  8. Arthur L. Godfrey (Truman-Nixon)
  9. The family of the late Stuart G. Stout, Jr. (FDR-LBJ era)
  10. Jerry S. Parr (JFK-Reagan) + wife
  11. JFK aide David F. Powers
  12. Maurice G. Martineau (FDR-Nixon era) + son
  13. Larry Newman
  14. John D. “Jack” Ready
  15. Clinton J. Hill (Ike-Ford)
  16. Gerald S. Blaine (Ike-LBJ)
  17. Talmadge W. Bailey
  18. Rufus W. Youngblood (Truman-Nixon)
  19. Robert I. Bouck (FDR-LBJ)
  20. DNC advance man Martin E. “Marty” Underwood
  21. Robert E. Lilley + granddaughter
  22. Winston G. Lawson (Ike-Reagan)
  23. Abraham W. Bolden, Jr. (Ike-LBJ) + family
  24. William “Tim” McIntyre
  25. Samuel A. Kinney (Truman-LBJ) + wife and relatives
  26. Donald J. Lawton + nephew
  27. Uniformed Division John F. Norris
  28. Relative of the late Wade Rodham
  29. Jerry D. Kivett
  30. Press Secretary Pierre Salinger (via reporter Roger Peterson)
  31. White House photographer Cecil Stoughton
  32. Son of the late White House photographer Robert Knudsen
  33. Charles T. Zboril + wife
  34. Anthony Sherman
  35. Lynn S. Meredith
  36. Radford W. Jones
  37. Samuel E. Sulliman
  38. Darwin David Horn, Sr.
  39. James R. “Jim” Goodenough
  40. Ronald M. Pontius
  41. Helen O’Donnell, daughter of the late JFK Chief of Staff Kenneth P. O’Donnell
  42. Frank G. Stoner (FDR-Nixon)
  43. Gerald W. “Jerry” O’Rourke
  44. Vincent P. Mroz (Truman-Nixon)
  45. J. Walter Coughlin
  46. Bill Carter
  47. J. Frank Yeager
  48. Florida Congressman Samuel Melville Gibbons
  49. Dan Emmett (Reagan-Bush 43)
  50. Bob Ritter
  51. Photographer Tony Zappone (re: 11/18/63 Tampa)
  52. DNC advance man Jack Puterbaugh
  53. Robert R. Snow
  54. Gerald Bechtle + son
  55. Assistant Director of Public Affairs H. Terrence “Terry” Samway
  56. Ernest E. Olsson, Jr.
  57. Kenneth S. Giannoules
  58. Thomas L. “Lem” Johns
  59. Winston J. “Winnie” Gintz
  60. Paul S. Rundle
  61. Forrest Verne Sorrels
  62. Frank D. Slocum
  63. Kenneth J. Wiesman
  64. Joseph Paolella
  65. Dale Keaner
  66. Ed Morey
  67. Kent D. Jordan
  68. Percy Hamilton “Ham” Brown/ AFAUSSS
  69. Special Officer Stanley B. Galup
  70. Relatives of the late W. Arnold Landvoigt
  71. Dale Wunderlich
  72. Wilson “Bill” Livingood
  73. John Joe Howlett
  74. Assistant Director of Public Affairs George M. Rogers
  75. DPD motorcycle officer Samuel Q. Bellah
  76. Richard Greer, son of the late William R. “Bill” Greer (Truman-LBJ) + friend
  77. Robert A. Steuart
  78. H. Stuart “Stu” Knight (Truman-Reagan)
  79. Tampa PD motorcycle officer Russell Groover
  80. AP photographer Henry Burroughs
  81. Dallas Morning News reporter Kent Biffle
  82. Texas Highway Patrolman Milton Wright
  83. Son of the late Lt. Colonel George Whitmeyer
  84. O’Neal Funeral Home driver Aubrey Rike
  85. Reporter Jack Moseley
  86. Daughter of the late James “Mike” Mastrovito
  87. Family of the late William C. Davis
  88. Niece of the late Dan Moriarty
  89. Son-in-law of the late Rudolph “Pete” McDavid
  90. Granddaughter of the late Jack Willard
  91. Family of the late Mike Reilly
  92. Family of the late Kenneth Hale
  93. Family of the late Schuyler Donnella
  94. Relative of John “Jack” Joseph Giuffre
  95. Nephew of Bill Duncan
  96. Intelligence operative Gerry Patrick Hemming + daughter
  97. Friend of the late James K. “Jack” Fox
  98. Charles J. Marass
  99. C-130 crew member Vincent J. Gullo
  100. Rex W. Scouten
  101. Richard E. Johnsen + son
  102. Family of the late Thomas B. Shipman
  103. Son of the late FBI agent Francis X. O’Neill
  104. FBI agent Don A. Adams
  105. John Carman
  106. Friend/ executor of the late Andrew M. Hutch
  107. Family of the late Henry J. “Hank” Rybka
  108. Donald A. Stebbins/AFAUSSS
  109. Son of the late Harry D. Anheier
  110. Nephew of the late Dennis R. Halterman
  111. Robert L. DeProspero (LBJ-Reagan) + friend/former student
  112. Robin DeProspero-Philpot
  113. Daughter of the late Roy Leteer
  114. Mike Wood, relative of the late Frank Kenney
  115. Nephew of the late former agent James M. Hirst
  116. Friend of Victor Gonzalez
  117. Friend of Paul Landis
  118. Howell ”Hal” Purvis
  119. Don Cox
  120. Norman Katz
  121. Earl L. Drescher
  122. John Barletta
  123. William M. McCord
  124. Relatives of the late George J. McNally
  125. Tom Heuerman
  126. Mark Harmon
  127. Ned Hall III, son of the late Ned Hall II
  128. Grandson of the late White House Police Captain Herbert L. Marcey
  129. Mike Maddaloni
  130. Eve Dempsher, Secret Service secretary
  131. Friend of the late John E. Campion + John’s niece
  132. Parkland Hospital Dr. Charles Crenshaw
  133. Parkland Hospital Dr. Malcolm Perry
  134. Parkland Hospital Dr. Ronald Coy Jones
  135. Parkland Hospital Dr. Paul Peters
  136. Parkland Hospital Dr. Donald Seldin
  137. Parkland Hospital Dr. Donald T. Curtis
  138. The widow of Texas Highway Patrolman Hurchel Jacks
  139. Parkland Hospital Dr. Robert N. McClelland
  140. Parkland Hospital Nurse Patricia B. Gustafson (Hutton)
  141. Parkland Hospital Dr. Adolph Giesecke
  142. DPD Stavis Ellis
  143. Mrs. Billie Martinets
  144. Parkland Hospital Dr. William Risk
  145. Parkland Hospital Dr. William Osborne
  146. Parkland Hospital Dr. Donald Jackson
  147. Dr. Boris Porto, son of Parkland Hospital Dr. Lito Porto
  148. Parkland Hospital Dr. Earl F. Rose
  149. Methodist Hospital Dr. Gerard Noteboom
  150. William A. Harper (Harper fragment)
  151. FBI agent Cortlandt Cunningham
  152. DPD Marion Baker
  153. Gary Beckworth, son of the late Congressman Lindley Beckworth
  154. Bethesda Hospital Chester Boyers
  155. Bethesda Hospital Richard Lipsey
  156. Bethesda Hospital Jerrol Custer
  157. Bethesda Hospital John T. Stringer, Jr.
  158. FBI agent James W. Sibert
  159. Widow of the late Layton Ledbetter, Bethesda Hospital
  160. Bethesda Hospital Don Rebentisch
  161. Bethesda Hospital Dr. James J. Humes
  162. Bethesda Hospital Paul K. O’Connor
  163. Bethesda Hospital Jan Gail “Nick” Rudnicki
  164. Eyewitness Beverly Oliver
  165. Eyewitness Ed Hoffman
  166. Eyewitness Mary Moorman Krahmer
  167. Ruby Stripper Shari Angel
  168. Oswald friend Palmer McBride
  169. Alleged LBJ mistress Madeleine Duncan Brown
  170. White House reporter Sarah McClendon
  171. Family of the late Dick Metzinger
  172. Family of the late Harry T. Donaghy
  173. Dennis David (deceased)
  174. Family of the late Elliot C. Thacker
  175. Family of the late Bernie Mullady

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About vincepalamara

Vincent Palamara was born in Pittsburgh and graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in Sociology. Although not even born when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, Vince brings fresh eyes to an old case. In fact, Vince would go on to study the largely overlooked actions - and inactions - of the United States Secret Service in unprecedented detail, as well as achieving a world's record in the process, having interviewed and corresponded with over 80 former agents (the House Select Committee on Assassinations had the old record of 46 with a 6 million dollar budget and supboena power from Congress), not to mention many surviving family members, White House aides, and even quite a few Parkland and Bethesda medical witnesses for a corresponding project. The result was Survivor's Guilt: The Secret Service & The Failure To Protect President Kennedy. Vince is also the author of the books JFK: From Parkland To Bethesda, The Not-So-Secret Service and Who's Who in the Secret Service. All told, Vince has been favorably mentioned in over 120 JFK and Secret Service related books to date (including two whole chapters in Murder in Dealey Plaza, The Secret Service: The Hidden History Of An Enigmatic Agency by Philip Melanson, and the Final Report of the Assassination Records Review Board, among many others), often at length, in the bibliographies, and in the Secret Service - and even medical evidence - areas of these works. Vince has appeared on the History Channel, C-SPAN, A COUP IN CAMELOT, KING KILL '63, THE MAN BEHIND THE SUIT, National Geographic, PCN, BPTV, local cable access television, YouTube, radio, newspapers, print journals, at national conferences, and all over the internet. Also, Vince's original research materials, or copies of said materials, are stored in the National Archives (by request under Deed Of Gift by the ARRB), the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Harvard University, the Assassination Archives and Research Center, and the Dallas Public Library. Vince Palamara has become known (as he was dubbed by the History Channel in 2003) "the Secret Service expert." As former JFK Secret Service agent Joe Paolella proclaimed: "You seem to know a lot about the Secret Service, maybe even more than I do!" Agent Dan Emmett calls Vince a Secret Service expert in his new book.
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