U.S. Texas Governor John Connally (foreground) and President John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy ride in the limousine as they depart Love Field Airport. Date Photographed:November 23, 1963 // Dallas Morning News
"It was a car full of yellow roses, red roses and blood, and it was all over us," Texas first lady Nellie Connally recalled about the presidential limousine years after the assassination. Her husband, Gov. John Connally, was seriously wounded in the attack.
John Connally - was an American politician, serving as the 39th GOVERNOR OF TEXAS (1963-1969), as Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and as Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard M. Nixon. Floresville, TX
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John Connally (1917 - 1993) Former governor of Texas, he was wounded during the assassination of US President John Kennedy while sitting in the seat in the presidential limousine directly in front of Kennedy
Bullet holes - including one around the front right chest - still draw the eye on Gov. John Connally's three-button black wool Oxford Clothes suit, though no bloodstains remain. Nellie Connally, who was at his side in the motorcade that day, had her husband's suit cleaned before presenting it to the state archives. It's the first public display of the clothing since Nov. 22, 1963
1961. 24 Mars. KN-C17371. President John F. Kennedy Walks with Secretary of the Navy John Connally, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Others. Photographer: Knudsen, Robert. Photographer, Captain Cecil Stoughton, stands in back, between President Kennedy and John Connally. West Wing Colonnade, White House, Washington, D.C.
November 22, 1963. "Overview of crowds of people waving as President John F. Kennedy and his wife sit in back of limousine during procession through downtown Dallas, Texas; Texas Governor John Connally and his wife ride in the limousine's jump seats." New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, Library of Congress.