J. D. Tippit (September 18, 1924 – November 22, 1963) was an American World War II U.S Army veteran and police officer who served as an 11-year veteran with the Dallas Police Department. About 45 minutes after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, Tippit was shot and killed in a residential neighborhood in the Oak Cliff ...
- Marie Frances (née Gasway), (m. 1946)
- Gunshot wounds
Nov 19, 2018 · J.D. Tippit was also a hero in World War II. He was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a patrol officer in Oak Cliff. On Nov. 22, he unexpectedly came home for a quick lunch before he was called out...
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Jul 8, 2019 · The murder of Officer J.D. Tippit in Oak Cliff was famously cited by David Bellin, Assistant Counsel to the Warren Commission, as being the “Rosetta Stone to the solution” of the JFK assassination.
J.D. TIPPIT (1924-1963) In Dallas, Texas there is a city memorial honoring the dedicated men and women of law enforcement who have given their lives in the line of duty. They are Dallas heroes - men and women whose strength of character endured the ultimate test.
Officer JD Tippit was laid to rest on Monday, November 25, 1963, the same day that President Kennedy was laid to rest. Over 1500 mourners attended the funeral. JD Tippit was later given a posthumous Meritorious Citation and Medal for Valor from the Dallas Police Department.
- Dallas, Texas
- September 18, 1924
- Annona, Red River County, Texas, USA
Oct 27, 2017 · An informant identified Dallas police officer J.D Tippit as the actually killer of John F. Kennedy, the newly released assassination file documents reveal. Patrolman Tippit was shot dead by...