Earling "Jim" Carothers “Jim” Garrison (Earling Carothers Garrison)

Earling Carothers “Jim” Garrison

JFK Assassination Figure. He was the New Orleans District Attorney whose investigation into President John F. Kennedy’s assassination led to the trial of businessman Clay Shaw, who was the only person ever brough to trial in connection with the assassination. Shaw was later aquitted. Much of motion picture director Oliver Stone’s movie “JFK” was based on his book, “On The Trail of the Assassins.” Jim Garrison had a cameo in the film as Chief Justice Earl Warren of the Warren Commission. (bio by: Joel Manuel)  Family links:  Parents:  Earling Roswell Garrison (1898 – 1946)  Jane Robinson Garrison,Gardiner (1899 – 1975)  Children:  John Lyon Garrison (1960 – 1960)*  Sibling:  Earling Carothers Garrison (1921 – 1992)  Judith Dorcas Garrison (1923 – 1979)* *Calculated relationship


  • November, 20, 1921
  • USA


  • October, 10, 1992
  • USA


  • Metairie Cemetery
  • Louisiana
  • USA

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