Woodrow Wiggins

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Dallas police lieutenant whose face appears in millions of American history books as the officer standing directly behind Lee Harvey Oswald when he was shot on Nov. 24, 1963, who was the police lieutenant in charge of the city jail and met the elevator carrying the suspected JFK assassin on that fateful day when Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby.

 

 

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

 

Born: January 16, 1918

 

Died: March 24, 2004

 

Location: Tyler, Texas