Oral History

Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler

A nationally recognized philanthropist and longtime Dallas civic leader, Altshuler attended the Trade Mart luncheon. She served on the Dallas County Grand Jury that indicted Jack Ruby the following Monday and later attended the Ruby trial. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings appointed Altshuler as chair of the President John F. Kennedy Commemorative Foundation, to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination in 2013. Recorded May 25, 2001, and September 19, 2017.

Ms. Altshuler passed away on December 8, 2017.