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Jackson N. Krill

Jackson Nicholas Krill (29 January 1909 in Joplin, Missouri - 20 January 2000 in Bethesda, Maryland) was a American Lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War II. He also served in the United States Secret Service Police Force during the the presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Jackson was born on 29 January 1909 in Joplin, Missouri to Frank and Katherine Krill. He also had a brother (John E.). His mother was of German descent.[1][2][3]

Military service[edit | edit source]

He joined the United States Navy on 15 March 1944 serving in World War II until being discharged on 28 January 1946.[4][5]

Later life & Secret Service[edit | edit source]

He married a girl named Mae Morgans and joined the Secret Service Police Force. He took part in the Special Agent In Charge (SAIC) Administration School in 1956 and became part of the Kansas City, Missouri Office of the Secret Service which was part of the protection for the Trumans. He was present during the inauguration of Kennedy. As the Chief Inspector, he debriefed agents after the assassination. He eventually became the Assistant Director of Inspections and aided in the re-organization of the Service after the Warren Commission made its recommendations.[6]

Death[edit | edit source]

Jackson passed away in Bethesda, Maryland on 20 January 2000, he was 90 years old. He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.[7]

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