Jim Garrison

1921 - 1992

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James Carothers Garrison (born Earling Carothers Garrison; November 20, 1921 – October 21, 1992) was the District Attorney of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, from 1962 to 1973. A member of the Democratic Party, he is best known for his investigations into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and prosecution of New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw to that effect in 1969, which ended in Shaw's acquittal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Garrison has received more than 1,445,273 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jim Garrison is the 5,220th most popular politician (up from 7,506th in 2019), the 1,809th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,513th in 2019) and the 112th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Jim Garrison ranks 5,220 out of 15,710Before him are Hamed Karoui, Przemysł II, Stratonice of Syria, Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydlitz, Pompeia, and Gaius Vibius Pansa Caetronianus. After him are Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, Álvaro Uribe, Édouard Herriot, Tarpeia, Julius Paulus Prudentissimus, and Vasil Kolarov.

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Among people born in 1921, Jim Garrison ranks 95Before him are Chris Marker, Jean-Marie Balestre, Mary Jackson, Farida of Egypt, George Roy Hill, and Murray Bookchin. After him are Wolfgang Borchert, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Nino Manfredi, Pierre Clostermann, and Countess Georgina von Wilczek. Among people deceased in 1992, Jim Garrison ranks 57Before him are Judith Anderson, César Manrique, Georges Delerue, Lina Bo Bardi, Väinö Linna, and Mohamed Boudiaf. After him are Richard Brooks, Koča Popović, Princess Margaret of Denmark, Nikolay Bogolyubov, Rihei Sano, and Atahualpa Yupanqui.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Garrison ranks 1,809 out of 15,968Before him are Andie MacDowell (1958), Billy Crystal (1948), Martha Stewart (1941), Kelly Lynch (1959), Nicholas Sparks (1965), and DJ Khaled (1975). After him are Kanye West (1977), Christina Aguilera (1980), Philip José Farmer (1918), Leonard Bloomfield (1887), Allan Kaprow (1927), and Andy Kaufman (1949).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jim Garrison ranks 112Before him are Aaron Burr (1756), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Kalākaua (1836), Bess Truman (1885), John Dickinson (1732), and Paul P. Harris (1868). After him are Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Sam Houston (1793), Meir Kahane (1932), George Clinton (1739), Walter Mondale (1928), and Elijah Muhammad (1897).