John Connally

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Person.png John Connally   SpartacusRdf-icon.png
(politician)
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Born1917-02-27
Floresville, Texas, U.S.
Died1993-06-15 (Age 76)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma materUniversity of Texas, Austin
ReligionMethodist
Children4
Relatives • Merrill Connally
• Wayne Connally
SpouseIdanell Brill "Nellie" Connally
Member ofSuite 8F Group
PartyDemocratic,  (1946–1973),  Republican,  (1973–1993)

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In office
February 11, 1971 - June 12, 1972
Succeeded byGeorge Shultz

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In office
January 15, 1963 - January 21, 1969

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In office
January 25, 1961 - December 20, 1961

JFK Assassination

John Connally was seriously wounded while riding in John F. Kennedy's car at Dealey Plaza in Dallas when the president was assassinated. He recovered from wounds in his chest, wrist and thigh and refused to accept the government's 'single bullet' official narrative of the event.

Later activities

In early 1976, three months before the Italian election, he was a panellist for a Center for Strategic and International Studies conference on the 'Communist threat' to Italy. Other panellists included William E. Colby, Ray Cline, Clare Booth Luce and Claire Sterling.

27 February 1917|15 June 1993|


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