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J. D. Tippit
J. D. Tippit in his Dallas Police Department photo distributed in 1963.jpg
Dallas Police Department photo, 1963
Born (1924-09-18)September 18, 1924
Died November 22, 1963(1963-11-22) (aged 39)
Resting place Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas, Texas
Marie Francis (née Gasway) (wife)
(m. 1946)

Charles Tippit (son)
Brenda Tippit (daughter)
Curtis Tippit (son)
Awards Certificate of Merit (1957)
Medal of Valor †
Police Medal of Honor †
Police Cross †
Citizens Traffic Commission Award of Heroism †
† posthumously
Police career
Department Dallas Police Department
Badge number 848
Country United States United States of America
Allegiance Dallas, Texas
Years of service 1952–63
Rank Patrolman
Memorials  • Historical marker on SH 37 at
CR 1280 southwest of Clarksville
(dedicated November 17, 2001)
 • Historical marker on northeast corner of East 10th Street and South Patton Avenue in Dallas
(dedicated November 20, 2012)

J.D. Tippit was a police officer in Dallas, Texas, murdered on the 22nd of November, 1963, by Lee Harvey Oswald. This was the same day that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

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