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Bonnie Ray Williams
Biographical Information
Name Bonnie Ray Williams
Occupation Shipping Clerk
Time Period 1963
Status Alive
Relationship Information
Family Unknown
Character Information
Portrayed by Grantham Coleman
First Appearance Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald
Last Appearance The Day in Question

Bonnie Ray Williams is a shipping clerk at the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, Texas. He and Lee Harvey Oswald are coworkers.

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Historical Figure

Bonnie Ray Williams was born on September 3, 1943, in Carthage, Texas. He started working at the Texas School Book Depository on September 8, 1963. By November 22, he had been working at the Book Depository for over two months.

Williams was. . . the co-worker of Lee Harvey Oswald and, although they never spoke to each other or interacted socially, was able to recognize and identify him. According to Williams, as of November 1963, Oswald had been working at the Book Depository for six weeks. Williams also noted that Oswald never spoke to anyone, and that he regularly read about politics in the newspapers.[1]

Bonnie Ray Williams

On November 22, 1963, Williams was able to place Oswald in the building and on the sixth floor of the Book Depository around the time of President Kennedy's assassination. He witnessed the assassination from the fifth floor - just one floor below the shooter.[2]

References

  1. Bonnie Ray Williams on JFK Witnesses website. Retrieved on September 14, 2019, edited.
  2. The Employees of the Texas School Book Depository (TSBD) on JFK Witnesses website. Retrieved on September 14, 2019, edited.
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