Oral History

Louise B. Raggio

A trailblazing lawyer and longtime crusader for women’s rights, Raggio and her late husband, Grier Raggio, attended the Trade Mart luncheon on November 22, 1963. Grier Raggio, a volunteer lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), went to Dallas police headquarters that night to observe Oswald during his arraignment. Two weeks earlier, Louise Raggio had agreed to represent Ruth Paine during her divorce proceedings, which were delayed as a result of the assassination. Recorded August 12, 2005.

Ms. Raggio passed away on January 23, 2011.