Oral History

Reaumur Donnally

An altar boy at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Donnally carried the holy water for Cardinal Richard Cushing during the Funeral Mass for President Kennedy on Monday, November 25, 1963. Donnally’s late father, Dr. Reaumur Donnally, attended Harvard with John F. Kennedy and was his personal physician for several years. Recorded September 26, 2017.