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  Jack Ruby
Jack Ruby was in the Dallas Police Headquarters on the evening of November 22, 1963.
Ruby was among the crowd of reporters present.
Ruby, testifying before the Warren Commission, begged to be given a polygraph ("lie detector") test, and the Commission — very much against its better judgment — gave in to his entreaties.
mcadams.posc.mu.edu /ruby.htm   (1680 words)

  
  Jack Ruby - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jack Ruby was born Jacob Rubenstein to Joseph Rubenstein (1871–1958) and Fannie Turek Rutkowski or Rokowsky in Chicago, Illinois, in 1911.
Ruby (also known as "Sparky," reportedly because of his short temper) frequently carried a handgun, and witnesses saw him with a handgun in the halls of the Dallas police headquarters on several occasions after President Kennedy's assassination and arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22, 1963.
Ruby's lawyers argued that he could not have received a fair trial in the city of Dallas because of the excessive publicity surrounding the case.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jack_Ruby   (2062 words)

  
 Jack Ruby - The Black Vault Encyclopedia Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jack Ruby was born Jacob Rubenstein to Joseph Rubenstein (1871 -1958) and Fannie Turek Rutkowski or Rokowsky in Chicago, Illinois, in 1911.
Ruby's lawyers argued that he could not have received a fair trial in the city of Dallas due to the excessive publicity surrounding the case.
Ruby died while he was awaiting his new trial, which some believe, had he survived to appear, would probably have had his sentence commuted to "time served," leaving him a free man. He is buried in the Westlawn Cemetery in Chicago.
www.blackvault.com /wiki/index.php/Jack_Ruby   (2090 words)

  
 LCD 20 | Jack Ruby - Dallas' Original J.R.
Jack Ruby's stage was the size of a boxing ring, with a five-piece bump-and-grind orchestra, but no dancing.
Ruby's cell was isolated from the rest of the prisoners, near the chief's office, with full-time security.
Jack Ruby's Girls documents the pilgrimage of two strippers after the Carousel closed: Lacy and Sue Ann applied for jobs at Madame De Luce's upscale whorehouse in the Turtle Creek area of Dallas.
www.wfmu.org /LCD/20/ruby.html   (3285 words)

  
 JFK: In Defense of Jack Ruby: Was Lee Harvey Oswald's killer part of a conspiracy to assassinate President John F. ...
Another factor to be considered is whether Ruby was the type of person to be entrusted with any responsibility, when a single word from him could have resulted in the arrest of others involved.
Ruby was actually begging the commission to take him back to Washington so that he could take a polygraph examination and prove that he was telling the truth when he denied any role in a conspiracy.
Ruby was correct; the John Birch Society was indeed spreading propaganda implicating Ruby as part of a Jewish conspiracy.
www.jfk-online.com /rubydef.html   (2442 words)

  
 Texas Monthly November 1975: Who was Jack Ruby?
Jack Ruby was having one of his customary feuds with an employee of his Carousel Club, but this one was serious.
Ruby was childishly jealous of the Weinsteins, who drove Cadillacs and Jaguars and took frequent trips to Las Vegas; and he assuaged his envy by drafting complaints to the stripper’s union, the Liquor Control Board, and the IRS, accusing the Weinsteins of whatever.
Ruby planted the story that Jada was trained in ballet, had a college degree in psychology, was a descendant of John Quincy Adams, and a granddaughter of Pavlova.
www.texasmonthly.com /mag/issues/1975-11-01/feature.php   (6266 words)

  
 The Death of Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1937-39, Jack Ruby was a "union organizer" and "secretary" for a local branch of the Scrap Iron and Junk Handlers Union in Chicago.
On Nov. 24, 1963, Jack Ruby fatally shot Lee Harvey Oswald once in the stomach, in the basement of a Dallas police station, where he was being transferred to the County Jail.
Ruby had walked down a car ramp to get to the basement, even though the narrow entrance to the car ramp was guarded by a police officer.
www.goochinfo.homestead.com /ruby.html   (306 words)

  
 Jack Ruby - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jack Ruby has been an employee of Richard Nixon since 1947.
On November 22, 1963 Ruby was seen by a women who knew him well, Julian Ann Mercer, approximately an hour before the arrival of JFK's motorcade, unloading a man carrying a rifle in a case at the Grassy Knoll from his car.
The committee established that Ruby, Yaras and Patrick were in fact acquainted during Ruby's years in Chicago, particularly in the 1930's and 1940's.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php/Jack_Ruby   (434 words)

  
 Jack Ruby Biography | World of Criminal Justice
Jack Ruby was an unknown nightclub owner who became instantly famous in November 1963 as the man who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald two days after Oswald was arrested for assassinating President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
Ruby's first attorney prepared a manslaughter defense, which was premised on Ruby's mental instability and lack of premeditation.
Ruby was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death.
www.bookrags.com /biography/jack-ruby-cri   (978 words)

  
 THE HSCA ON JACK RUBY'S MAFIA LINKS
Jack Ruby was simply a visit to an old and dear friend who had gotten into a little trouble.
The committee took note that Jack Ruby had dined with a Dallas-based member of the Marcello organization the evening before the assassination of the President and that the same Dallas-based member of the Marcello organization was the first person to visit Ruby after he had been jailed for the murder of the President's alleged assassin.
As for Jack Ruby's connections with the Marcello organization in New Orleans, the committee was to confirm certain connections the FBI had been aware of at the time of the assassination but had never forcefully brought to the attention of the Warren Commission.
ourworld-top.cs.com /mikegriffith1/id153.htm   (2503 words)

  
 Crash Story Jack Ruby
Jack was a short elf of a man with a well developed sense of humor.
Jack was a funny man. His father had been the chief test pilot at Hiller Helicopter company, and Jack had learned to fly a helicopter from his father at age 14, and could he ever fly a helicopter.
Jack's family was so devastated I was not invited to his funeral.
www.187thahc.net /Stories/crash-ruby.htm   (726 words)

  
 The Assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy - The Crime library
Jack Ruby was born Jacob Rubenstein in Chicago in 1911, one of eight children of Jewish parents who had immigrated from
Ruby was arrested eight times before shooting Oswald: for disturbing the peace in 1949; for carrying a concealed weapon in 1953 and 1954; for violating state liquor laws in 1954; for allowing dancing after hours in 1959 and 1960; for simple assault in 1963, and for ignoring a traffic summons in 1963.
The government also hounded Ruby for delinquent taxes, including about $5,000 in income tax and $40,000 in federal excise taxes he had neglected to charge patrons because he claimed his establishments were restaurants, not cabarets.
www.crimelibrary.com /terrorists_spies/assassins/jfk/8.html   (1277 words)

  
 Jack Ruby Biography (Assassin) — FactMonster.com
Jack Ruby shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of president John F. Kennedy, on 24 November 1963.
Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner with several minor arrests on his police record, fired his handgun as Oswald was being transferred in the basement garage of Dallas police headquarters; the killing was broadcast on live TV.
Ruby was arrested, tried, and sent to prison; he died there of cancer in 1967.
www.factmonster.com /biography/var/jackruby.html   (289 words)

  
 Today in History: November 24
Jack Ruby to his attorney Elmer Gertz, September 9, 1965, Elmer Gertz Papers.
Ruby was found guilty of murder on March 14, 1964 and sentenced to death.
Jack Ruby died of cancer before a new trial was held.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/nov24.html   (373 words)

  
 Jack Ruby's Dog
It appears one of his strippers had called and the notoriously big-hearted Ruby promised to wire her a $25.00 advance to pay her rent.
Ruby could not have known the accused assassin was still being held in the police station directly across the street.
In addition, when you consider that Ruby was standing just to Oswald's right-with a loaded gun in his pocket-during the midnight press conference of November 22, you'd have to wonder why he didn't pull the trigger right then and there...especially with Sheba safe at home.
www.dissidentvoice.org /Articles9/MickeyZ_Jack-Rubys-Dog.htm   (750 words)

  
 Primary Sources: Jack Ruby and the Mafia
May 1, 1954, Ruby was arrested for allegedly carrying a concealed weapon and violating a peace bond; again no charges were filed and Ruby was released on the same day.
Ruby was suspended by the liquor board for 3 days because several of his checks were dishonored.
I believe that Ruby was able to get in to kill Oswald through the corrupt cooperation of the Dallas P.D., that he was let in through a back door and he was given an opportunity to kill Oswald.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /JFKSruby.htm   (2236 words)

  
 DallasNews.com: Hidden History of Dallas
Ruby became part of history in 1963 when he shot President Kennedy's accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, in the underground garage of the Dallas police headquarters.
Ruby had a tempestuous relationship, and she eventually asked to be released from her contract.
Ruby was capable of murder and that she had seen him with a gun on many occasions.
www.khou.com /s/dws/spe/2002/hiddenhistory/1951-1975/070002dnhhcarousel.442a5654.html   (810 words)

  
 Reggae Reviews: Jack Ruby
If Jack Ruby, AKA Laurence Lindo, did nothing other than produce Burning Spear's Island material, he would still be remembered today as a vital figure in reggae history.
The Jack Ruby Hi Fi showcase may recall a shop selling old turntables and amps, but is the latest Auralux concept album.
Ruby ran a sound system and was a producer in the '70s and '80s.
www.reggae-reviews.com /jackruby.html   (378 words)

  
 JFK Lancer
The man who eliminated Oswald, sleazy Dallas nightclub owner named Jack Ruby, claimed he was overcome by grief for Jackie Kennedy and her children.
Ruby shoots Oswald on Sunday, November 24, 1963 in the Dallas Police Department basement.
Synopsis: Ruby is a minor mobster who left the Chicago Mafia to open a strip club in Dallas.
www.jfklancer.com /jackruby.html   (431 words)

  
 A logical approach to Jack Ruby
Ruby was widely regarded by close associates as being too talkative to ever participate in a conspiracy.
Ruby came within two or three feet of Oswald at the press briefing on Friday night, with his pistol in his right hip pocket, yet chose not to shoot then.
Ruby testified that when he drove by the county jail on his way to Western Union, he saw a large crowd of people and assumed that Oswald had already been transferred.
karws.gso.uri.edu /JFK/issues_and_evidence/jack_ruby/Logical_approach_to_Ruby.html   (865 words)

  
 CD Baby: JACK RUBY: Informal Moronic
Jack Ruby was formed in Minneapolis by singer/guitarist Nicholson Kenney and bassist Paul Berg.
Informal Moronic is Jack Ruby’s follow-up to their 2003 debut, Jack Ruby: EP The album begins with the guitar, pumping on that wah effect and repeating a riff that makes you wanna bop your head, the bass follows note for note.
Jack Ruby shifts riffs and rythms effortlessly on this album, creating a treasure trove of catchy tunes that you'll find yourself humming when you least expect it.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/jackruby2   (635 words)

  
 Jack Ruby: Voices from History
Ruby was arrested nine times by the Dallas Police Department for minor infractions before being charged with murder for killing Lee Harvey Oswald.
Ruby was known to have low-level ties with the Mafia, such as the mob-influenced American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) union the strippers joined.
Ruby, who some police and reporters assumed was with the news media, watched Oswald's appearance from the back of the assembly room (left).
www.jfk.org /special/ruby/default.htm   (3981 words)

  
 JFK MURDER SOLVED - Reward
Jack Ruby (Oswald's assassin) makes a statement to reporters after he has been permitted a new trial.
This letter and Ruby's remarks to the press, suggest that Ruby became only later convinced that Johnson was a power behind the scenes.
RUBY: I have been used for a purpose, and there will be a certain tragic occurrence happening if you don't take my testimony and somehow vindicate me so my people don't suffer because of what I have done.
www.jfkmurdersolved.com /ruby.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Jack Ruby: Voices from History
The exhibit includes photos of Jack Ruby at his club with his dancers, the multitude of media covering the story and a surprising mug shot of Ruby crying.
Ruby thought that he would be a big hero when he shot Oswald.
He was known as the "hanging judge" after the jury delivered a death sentence to Ruby.
www.jfk.org /Media/ruby.htm   (683 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Ruby left a few months later, and it is unclear whether or not he was connected with the Chicago syndicate.
On November 24, 1963, Ruby, then proprietor of the Carousel Club, shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy (see KENNEDY ASSASSINATION), in the basement of the Dallas City Jail, during Oswald's transfer to the county jail.
Although he was defended by Melvin Belli on the grounds that "psychomotor epilepsy" caused him to fl out consciously while functioning physically, Ruby was convicted of murder with malice on March 14, 1964, and sentenced to death.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/RR/fru3.html   (595 words)

  
 AUTOGRAPHS & MANUSCRIPTS: JACK RUBY - DOCUMENT SIGNED 02/11/1952
Typed DS: "Jack Ruby" as Lessee and "O L Nelms" as Lessor, 1p, 8½x14.
On November 24, 1963, in front of millions of television viewers, Dallas nightclub owner JACK RUBY (1911-1967) shot Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of President Kennedy.
Ruby was found guilty of murder, but the verdict was set aside; he was awaiting a new trial when he died of cancer.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/7_2005/notorious/250689-JACK-RUBY.htm   (440 words)

  
 Who Was Jack Ruby?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There have been many explanations concerning the enigma surrounding Jack Rubenstein, but no one is for sure who he really was, what his true motive for killing Lee Harvey Oswald was, and how the heck he know the specific time when the Dallas Police Department was going to be transporting Oswald from the jail.
Jack Ruby was a stripjoint owner in Dallas, a person of Polish descent.
The American public had never seen such an act on TV before this, and the general consent was that Ruby was a Mafia hitman, destined to kill Oswald because he knew too much and was going to tell.
members.aol.com /guptaneel1/AmStud/JackRuby.htm   (764 words)

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