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Warren Commission Hearings: Vol. XII - Page 73« Previous | Next »

(Testimony of Capt. O. A. Jones)

Testimony of Lt. Jack Revill

The testimony of Lt. Jack Revill was taken at 9:15 a.m., on March 31, 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 deposition of Lt. Jack Revill [spelling] R-e-v-i-l-l-e.
Lieutenant REVILL. No. No "e."
Mr. Hubert.
No, "e"? But two "l's."
Lieutenant REVILL. Yes.
Mr. Hubert.
My name is Leon Hubert. I am a member of the advisory staff of the general counsel on the President's Commission. Under the provisions of Executive Order No. 11130, dated November 29, 1963, Joint resolution of Congress No. 137, in the rules and procedures adopted by the Commission in conformance with the Executive order and joint resolution, I have been authorized to take a sworn deposition from you. I state to you now that the general nature of 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, Lieutenant Revill, the nature of the inquiry today is to determine what facts you know about the death of Oswald and any other facts you may know about the general inquiry.

Now, Lieutenant Revill, you have appeared here today by virtue of a general request made to Chief Curry by J. Lee Rankin, who is the general counsel of the Commission. And under the rules of the Commission you are entitled to a 3-day written notice prior to the taking of the deposition, but the rules also provide that a witness may waive that 3-day written notice. Do you wish to do so ? Do you wish to waive the 3-day----
Lieutenant REVILL. I will waive it, yes.
Mr. Hubert.
All right. Now, let's swear you. If you will stand and raise your right hand. Do you solemnly swear to tell

the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?
Lieutenant REVILL. I do.
Mr. Hubert.
State your name, please.
Lieutenant REVILL. My name is Jack Revill.
Mr. Hubert.
Your age?
Lieutenant REVILL. My age is 34 years of age.
Mr. Hubert.
Your residence?
Lieutenant REVILL. My residence is Dallas, Tex., 5617 Meadowick Lane.
Mr. Hubert.
What is your occupation, sir?
Lieutenant REVILL. I'm employed by the Dallas Police Department, lieutenant of the police.
Mr. Hubert.
How long have you been so employed ?
Lieutenant REVILL. I have been employed by this police department for a period of 13 years.
Mr. Hubert.
How did you start?
Lieutenant REVILL. I was employed and assigned a patrolman. From there I was promoted to my present rank of lieutenant.
Mr. Hubert.
When did you receive your present rank ?
Lieutenant REVILL. June 26, 1958.
Mr. Hubert.
Now, what are your specific functions or duties or assignments within the department?
Lieutenant REVILL. I am presently assigned as section supervisor of criminal intelligence, which is a part of the Special Service Bureau.
Mr. Hubert.
How long have you been in that section?
Lieutenant REVILL. Since February of 1959.
Mr. Hubert.
Who is your immediate superior there?
Lieutenant REVILL. My immediate supervisor is Capt. W. P. Gannaway.
Mr. Hubert.
And then over him?
Lieutenant REVILL. Chief Curry.
Mr. Hubert.
In other words, you don't work for any other captain or supervisor?
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