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Warren Commission Hearings: Vol. XII - Page 58« Previous | Next »

(Testimony of Capt. W. B. Frazier)

Mr. Hubert.
Now, is there anything else that you would like to state that has not 'been said?
Mr. Frazier.
No, sir; nothing more to my knowledge.
Mr. Hubert.
Prior to the commencement of this deposition with you, have you been interviewed by any member of the Commission's Staff?
Mr. Frazier.
No, sir.
Mr. Hubert.
You were not interviewed by me, in fact, before it began?
Mr. Frazier.
Mr. Hubert.
Thank you very much.

Capt. O. A. Jones

Testimony of Capt. O. A. Jones

The testimony of Capt. O. A. Jones was taken at 9 a.m., on March 24, 1964, in the office of the U.S. attorney, 301 Post Office Building, Bryan and Ervay Streets, Dallas, Tex., by Mr. Leon D. Hubert, Jr., assistant counsel of the President's Commission.
Mr. Hubert.
This is the Dallas deposition of Capt. O. A. Jones, Forgery Bureau, Dallas Police Department. My name is Leon D. Hubert, Jr. I am a member of the advisory staff of the general counsel of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy.
Under the Provisions of the Executive Order 11130, dated November 29, 1963, the joint resolution of Congress, No. 137, and the rules Of procedure adopted by the Commission in conformance with the Executive order and the Commission, I have been authorized to take the sworn deposition from you, Mr. Jones. I state to you now that the general nature on the Commission's inquiry is to ascertain, evaluate and report upon the facts relating to the assassination of President Kennedy and the subsequent violent death of Lee Harvey Oswald.
In particular as to you Captain Jones, the nature of the inquiry today is to determine what facts you know about the death of Oswald and any other pertinent fact you may know about the general inquiry. Captain Jones, you have appeared here today by virtue of a general request made by the general counsel on the staff of the President's Commission to Chief Curry.

Under the rules adopted by the Commission you are entitled to have a 3-day written notice prior to the taking of this deposition. The rules of the Commission also provide that the witness may waive the notice. Do you waive the 3-day notice now?
Captain JONES. Yes, sir; I do.
Mr. Hubert.
Will you be sworn, please? Captain Jones. Yes, sir.
Mr. Hubert.
Raise your right hand. Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God ?
Captain JONES. I do.
Mr. Hubert.
Captain Jones, please state your full name ?
Captain JONES. Orville [spelling] O-r-v-i-l-l-e Aubrey [spelling] A-u-b-r-e-y Jones.
Mr. Hubert.
Your age?
Captain JONES. Forty-nine.
Mr. Hubert.
And your residence?
Captain JONES. 2603 Alco [spelling] A-l-c-o Avenue, Dallas 11, Tex.
Mr. Hubert.
What is your present occupation, Captain Jones?
Captain JONES. Captain in the city police department, Dallas, Tex.
Mr. Hubert.
How long have you held that rank, sir?
Captain JONES. April of 1957.
Mr. Hubert.
What is your particular assignment now ?
Captain JONES. Commanding officer in the forgery bureau.
Mr. Hubert.
You are .under Chief Stevenson?
Captain JONES. M.W. Stevenson is my superior officer.
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