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Warren Commission Hearings: Vol. VI - Page 236« Previous | Next »

(Testimony of Earle V. Brown Resumed)

Mr. Brown.
Well, that would be the police officers---would be the only ones saw.
Mr. Ball.
Do you know who those officers were?
Mr. Brown.
No, sir; at the time I did, but I wouldn't know now.
Mr. Ball.
Did you see any officer on Stemmons Freeway where we have positioned (1), (2), and (3) on this diagram?

Mr. BROWN. No, I didn't.
Mr. BALL. Now, the place where you marked your location---we will mark that as Brown Exhibits---the X marks the position of Brown, is that correct?
Mr. Brown.
Yes.
Mr. Ball.
That's all. Thank you very much.
Mr. Brown.
All right.
(Instrument marked by the reporter as "Brown Exhibit A," for identification.)

Testimony of Royce G. Skelton

Mr. Ball.
Thank you very much for coming.
Mr. BROWN. All right.
Royce G. Skelton
TESTIMONY OF ROYCE G. SKELTON
Mr. Ball.
The testimony of Royce G. Skelton was taken at 2:45 p.m., on April 8, 1964, in the office of U.S. attorney, 301 Post Office Building, Bryan and Ervay Streets, Dallas, Tex., by Mr. Joseph A. Ball, assistant counsel of the President's Commission.
Mr. Ball.
Will you raise your right hand and be sworn ? Do you solemnly swear that the testimony you are about to give before the Commission will be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?
Mr. Skelton.
I do.
Mr. Ball.
Will you state your name, please, for the record?
Mr. Skelton.
Royce G. Skelton.
Mr. Ball.
What is your business?
Mr. Skelton.
I am a mail clerk at the Texas Louisiana Freight Bureau.
Mr. Ball.
Where do you work?
Mr. Skelton.
At the Texas Louisiana Freight Bureau.
Mr. Ball.
Where were you born and where did you come from ?
Mr. Skelton.
I was born in Henrietta, Tex., May 25, 1940.
Mr. Ball.
And where did you go to school?

Mr. SKELTON. I attended all grade schools in Wichita Falls and I graduated from Wichita Falls High School.
Mr. Ball.
Tell me where you went to school.
Mr. SKELTON. Wichita Falls through high school and I attended 1 year at Midwestern University.
Mr. Ball.
And when did you go to work for the railroad?
Mr. Skelton.
February 1, 1963.
Mr. Ball.
What kind of work do you do?
Mr. Skelton.
Mail clerk.
Mr. BALL. On November 22, 1963, did you watch the parade, the motorcade of the President?
Mr. SKELTON. Yes, sir; I went to the triple overpass about 12:20---I think it was 12:15, or something like that.
Mr. Ball.
. Whom did you go down there with?
Mr. Skelton.
Austin Miller and myself.
Mr. Ball.
Where does he work?
Mr. Skelton.
He is a mail clerk also in the same company.
Mr. Ball.
Where did you stand to watch the parade?
Mr. Skelton.
Well, we were directly over Elm Street.
Mr. Ball.
Directly over Elm?

Mr. SKELTON. Maybe it would be to the left-hand side, if you were on the street.
Mr. Ball.
Anybody else there on the overpass?
Mr. SKELTON. There were quite a few people up there.
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