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Am (morbidly) curious to know which tailor made the President’s suit in which he was assasinated? I am told by the son of his former tailor that it was made by Chipp company. Since I have never seen a makers’ label (unlike his shirt and tie worn on that tragic day), I remain uncertain. If no one on this site knows, does the National Archives respond to such requests? Many thanks, in advance.
Here’s another photo JFK wearing the back brace in an informal moment. It appears that the brace is worn low on his torso.
Pat, yes, JFK was wearing a back brace at the time of his assassination. Here’s a film discovered in 2007, you can see the brace under JFK’s back suit coat
Just wondering if anyone — after the assassination — has taken in to account the fact — which I’ve seen in certain books — the fact that JFK was known to have worn a back brace much of the time. I honestly don’t know which books that I’ve seen that in, but I do know that he had back (pain?)issues.
I know that of all the stuff I’ve read after the assassination and regarding the different official Commissions that investigated have never — to my knowledge) mentioned a back brace. It seems to me that that would definitely affect the course of any bullet (or bullets).
Lompoc, CA 93436
ps. I was 13 y/o that day.
Pat, you can see JFK’s back brace and bandages at:
Scroll down to bottom of the page. Click the images to enlarge.