TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Are Any Members of the Warren Commission Still Alive?

September 27, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - There were a lot of famous people on the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John Kennedy.

Among those famous individuals was Earl Warren, at the time Chief Justice of the United States. 

Are any of them still alive – and, if so, who?

Answer: No, none of the members of the Warren Commission are still alive. 

The last living member died on December 26, 2006 – Can you name him?

  

The last living member died on December 26, 2006 – Can you name him?

Answer:  Gerald R. Ford – at the time US House Minority Leader and US Congressman (R-Michigan), later the 38th President of the United States.

For more than 15 years, from 1991 until his death on December 26, 2006, Gerald Ford was the last living member of the Warren Commission.

Next (and tougher) question:  How many people served on the Warren Commission?

  

 

How many people served on the Warren Commission?

Answer:  7 

Next (and tougher) question:  Can you name them?

 

 

Answer:

Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States (chairman) (1891-1974)

Richard Russell, Jr. (D-GA), U.S. Senator, (1897-1971)

John Sherman Cooper (R-KY), U.S. Senator (1901-1991)

Hale Boggs (D-LA), U.S. Representative, House Majority Leader (1914-1973)

Gerald R. Ford (R-MI), U.S. Representative (later 38th President of the United States), House Minority Leader (1913-2006)

Allen Welsh Dulles, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1893-1969)

John J. McCloy, former President of the World Bank (1895-1989)

 

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