Oral History

Dr. Thomas McConnell

McConnell was the Medical Officer of the Day at the Pentagon on November 22, 1963, and was assigned duties that weekend at the White House, U.S. Capitol, and Arlington National Cemetery. A Dallas native, he worked in the pathology department at Parkland Memorial Hospital before and after the Kennedy assassination and was present for Jack Ruby’s autopsy. Recorded April 6, 2012, and August 24, 2013.