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Warren Commission Hearings: Vol. X - Page 264« Previous | Next »

(Testimony of M. F. , Sr. Tobias)

Mr. Jenner.
are any errors in it, that you want to correct, you correct them, but you aren't giving to refuse to sign it, are you?
Mr. Tobias.
No; I don't imagine I will.
Mrs. Tobias.
Do you know what he said, Mr. Jenner?
Mr. Jenner.
What?
Mrs. Tobias.
We got this letter and he said, "I thought we was going to get around this Warren Commission--I didn't think we were going to have to go before the Warren Commission."
Is this going to be the .end of it or is there still going to be some more?
Mr. Jenner.
Well, I can't tell you whether it will be the end of it or not.
Mrs. Tobias.
Well, we may go from here that letter said any place in the United States and if it did we would have to go; okay?
Mr. Jenner.
That's right. If you have to come to Washington, your transportation will be paid.
Mr. Tobias.
That's all right, but just make it summertime.
Mrs. Tobias.
Well, of course we will be glad to come.
Mr. Jenner.
All right, thank you both for coming.

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Mrs. Jesse Garner

Testimony of Mrs. Jesse Garner

The testimony of Mrs. Jesse Garner was taken on April 6, 1964, at the Old Civil Courts Building, Royal and Conti Streets, New Orleans, La., by Mr. Wesley J. Liebeler, assistant counsel of the President's Commission.

Mrs. Jesse Garner, 4911 Magazine Street, New Orleans, La., after being sworn by Mr. Wesley J. Liebeler, examiner, testified as follows:

Mr. Liebeler.
My name is Wesley J. Liebeler. I am a member of the legal staff of the President's Commission investigating the assassination of President Kennedy. Staff members have been authorized to take testimony from witnesses by the Commission pursuant to authority granted to the Commission by Executive Order No. 11130 dated November 29, 1963, and joint resolution of Congress No 137.
I understand, Mrs. Garner, that Mr. Rankin wrote to you and your husband last. week advising you I would contact you concerning the taking of your testimony.
Mrs. Garner.
Yes; he did.
Mr. Liebeler.
And that he enclosed with the letter a copy of the Executive order and of the joint resolution to which I have referred, as well as a copy of the rules of procedure adopted by-the Commission relating to the taking of testimony of witnesses. Is that not correct?
Mrs. Garner.
That's right
Mr. Liebeler.
We wish to inquire of you today, Mrs. Garner, concerning your knowledge of Lee Harvey Oswald which you may have gained as a result of your being the manager or one of the managers of the apartment building in which Oswald lived while he was in New Orleans from approximately May through September 1963. Before we get into the details of that, however, would you state your full name for the record?
Mrs. Garner.
Mrs. Jesse Garner.
Mr. Liebeler.
Where do you live?
Mrs. Garner.
4911 Magazine.
Mr. Liebeler.
Where were you born?
Mrs. Garner.
Vacherie, La.
Mr. Liebeler.
Have you lived all of your life in Louisiana?
Mrs. Garner.
Yes.
Mr. Liebeler.
Can you tell us when you were born?
Mrs. Garner.
March 16, 1919.
Mr. Liebeler.
Am I correct in understanding that you and your husband are the managers of the premises known as 4905-11 Magazine Street here in New Orleans?
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