Garrison, Jim, 1921-1992Alternative names
Jim Garrison (1921-1992) was born Earling Carothers Garrison. He was elected District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, in 1961. Garrison investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, eventually prosecuting New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw for his alleged role in a conspiracy.
From the description of Garrison, Jim, 1921-1992 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582565