Oral History

Dr. Earl F. Rose

A distinguished forensic pathologist, Rose served as Dallas County medical examiner from 1963 to 1968. In that capacity, he performed the autopsies for Officer J.D. Tippit, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Jack Ruby. He would also have performed President Kennedy’s autopsy had his body not been taken immediately back to Washington, D.C. Recorded November 8, 2005.

Dr. Rose passed away on May 1, 2012.