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Oswald, Lee Harvey

Born: 1939 AD
Died: 1963 AD, at 24 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Assassin, Felon, Military Officer, Propagandists


1939 - Born on the 18th of October in New Orleans.


1956 - In October, Oswald dropped out of high school and joined the U.S. Marines. A competent sharpshooter but an indifferent soldier.


1959 - He began expressing pro-Soviet and politically radical views and, on a hardship plea, secured release from the corps on the 11th of September.


1961 - He met and married Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova, They have 2 daughters,

one born in Russia, one born in U.S. 


1962 - In June, he was able to return to the United States with his wife and three month old daughter, June Lee.


1963 - In January, Oswald bought a .38 revolver and, in March, a rifle and telescopic sight, through the mails.


          - On the 10th of April in Dallas he allegedly shot at but missed an ultrarightist, Edwin A. Walker, a resigned army general.


          - At 12:30 PM on the 22nd November, from a window on the sixth floor of the depository building, Oswald, using his mail-order rifle, allegedly fired three shots that killed President Kennedy and wounded Texas Governor John B. Connally in an open-car motorcade in Dealey Plaza.


          - At about 1:45 PM Oswald was seized in the Texas Theatre by police officers responding to reports of a suspect. At 1:30 AM on the 23rd of November, he was formally arraigned for the murder of President Kennedy.


          - On the morning of November 24, while being transferred from a jail cell to an interrogation office, Oswald was shot by a Dallas nightclub owner, Jack Ruby, acting allegedly out of rage and anguish over the death of the president.




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