- In 1965, Marina married Kenneth Jess Porter, with whom she has two sons. She remained in Dallas, Texas, and has appeared in numerous documentaries on the Kennedy assassination. In 1989, she became a naturalized United States citizen. She now contends that Oswald was innocent of the assassination.
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Two years after Oswald's death, she married Kenneth Jess Porter, with whom she had a son. Porter was a twice-divorced drag racer who was in jail 11 weeks after the marriage. Marina accused him of domestic violence, but a justice of the peace "reunited them". In the mid-1970s, she moved to Rockwall, Texas.
Milestones: Jul. 15, 1966. Born. To Marina Oswald Porter, 24, widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, and Kenneth Jess Porter, 28, electronics engineer and her former Dallas neighbor: their first child, a boy (each has two children from previous marriages); in Richardson, Texas. Born.
Mini Bio (1) Marina Oswald was born on July 17, 1941 in Molotovsk, Arkhangelskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Marina Nikolaevna Prusakova. She was previously married to Kenneth Jess Porter and Lee Harvey Oswald.
- Marina Nikolaevna Prusakova
Marina Nikolayevna Oswald Porter was the Soviet-American widow of Lee Harvey Oswald. Lee Harvey Oswald was the assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Porter married Oswald during his temporary defection to the Soviet Union and emigrated to the United States with him. However, she was not implicated in the assassination but testified against Oswald during the Warren Commission hearings.
- Early Life
- Life with Lee Harvey Oswald
- The Assassination of The President
- Personal Life
Marina Oswald Porter was born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakovaon July 17, 1941, in Severodvinsk in Russia. She lived with her mother and stepfather. In 1957, she moved to Minsk where she lived with her uncle, Ilya Prusakov. Her uncle was a colonel in the Soviet Ministry of Internal Affairs. While in Minsk she studied pharmacy.
On March 17, 1961, Marina Oswald Portermet Oswald at a dance after he had defected from the Soviet Union. They got married the same year. In 1962, she gave birth to their daughter, June Lee. In the same year, they immigrated to the United States of America where they settled in Dallas in Texas. In 1963, they met Ruth Paine at a party and the introduction was done by George de Mohrenschildt. In the same year, Oswald bought a Smith and Wesson .38 revolver and later a Mannlicher Carcano Rifle. Marina did not know what the guns were for, but he watched as her husband dressed in black and posed with the guns in his hands as photographs were being taken of him. Later, Marina took her daughter and moved in with Ruth Paine. Lee rented a room for himself in Dallas but then spent a considerable amount of time in New Castle. Lee later became an order filler at the Texas School Book Depository. The same year, Marina gave birth to their second daughter, Audrey Marina Rachel Oswald. Oswald and Ma...
Marina Oswald Porterheard that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on the media and that her husband was arrested in connection to the murder. Police went to the Paine residence and asked Marina whether her husband owned a rifle. She pointed to the garage where her husband kept the rifle, and no rifle was found. She was questioned for the involvement of her husband in the murder of the President and the shooting of Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit. Oswald died two days after his arrest when he was badly wounded by Jack Ruby. Marina was taken under the Secret Service Protection unit until she completed her testimony before the Warren Commission. After the death of her husband, she remained in Dallas Texas.
Two years after Oswald’s death, Marina Oswald Portergot married to Kenneth Jess Porter. Together they had a son. She later moved to Rockwall in Texas and 1989, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States. She is currently seventy seven years old.