Johns in 1965.
Thomas Lemuel Johns|
December 11, 1925
May 10, 2014 (aged 88)|
Thomas Lemuel "Lem" Johns (December 11, 1925 – May 10, 2014) was a member of the United States Secret Service present during the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the first inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson.
Johns attended the University of Alabama and later graduated from Howard College (now Samford University).
Johns joined the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Service (the forerunner of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) in 1952. He joined the United States Secret Service in 1954 and served until 1976, including many years as head of the Birmingham field office.
- ↑ Goldstein, Richard (2014-05-10). "Lem Johns, Who Guarded Johnson in Dallas, Dies at 88". https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/11/us/lem-johns-who-guarded-vice-president-lyndon-b-johnson-in-dallas-dies-at-88.html. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Secret Service agent in iconic LBJ photos dies". Associated Press. 2014-05-10. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/secret-service-agent-iconic-lbj-photos-dies. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
- ↑ Associated Press (2014-05-10). "Thomas "Lem" Johns dead; secret service agent during President John F. Kennedy's assassination was 88". http://www.newsday.com/news/nation/thomas-lem-johns-dead-secret-service-agent-during-president-john-f-kennedy-s-assassination-was-88-1.7984409. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
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