County Judge in Tarrant County from 1991 to 2007, Vandergriff was mayor of Arlington, Texas (1951-77), and later a U.S. congressman (1983-85). He attended the Fort Worth breakfast for President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Prior to the assassination, Marguerite Oswald was briefly employed in his home. Recorded June 3, 1992.
Judge Vandergriff passed away on December 30, 2010.