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Jerry Parr
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Jerry Parr just before President Reagan was shot.
Born (1930-09-16)September 16, 1930
Died October 9, 2015(2015-10-09) (aged 85)
Citizenship American
Education Vanderbilt University
Loyola University
Occupation Retired Secret Service Agent
Employer United States Secret Service
Known for Saving President Reagan during his assassination attempt.

Jerry S. Parr (September 16, 1930 - October 9, 2015) was a Secret Service Agent. He was one of the agents protecting President Reagan on the day of his assassination attempt on March 30, 1981.

Parr's interest in joining the Secret Service originated as a boy after watching Code of the Secret Service (1939) starring Ronald Reagan as agent "Brass" Bancroft.

Parr died of congestive heart failure in Washington, D.C. on October 9, 2015, aged 85.

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