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Jacob Leon Rubenstein
April 25, 1911
January 3, 1967
Place of Death:
Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas
Cause of Death:
Lung cancer and pulmonary embolism
Claim to Fame:
Crime and their Victims
American nightclub owner who fatally shot Lee Harvey Oswald, while Oswald was in police custody after being charged with both the assassination of incumbent United States President John F. Kennedy, and murder of Dallas policeman J. D. Tippit. Ruby's extensive mob ties only added to the suspicion that Oswald did not act alone and the assassination of President Kennedy was related to organized crime.
Final Resting Place:
7801 W Montrose Ave, Norridge, IL 60706
7801 W Montrose Avenue, Illinois, 60706
Grave Location:Violet Section, Plot 2, Lot 9
Grave Location Description
Enter Westlawn Cemetery from W. Montrose Avenue at the intersection with Redwood Drive. As you drive into the cemetery take the first left, then turn right at the first opportunity and then left again. Follow this road to the end and on your left is the Violet Section. Ruby’s grave is about 300 feet south, on the right, four rows in from Ozanam Avenue, opposite a narrow two-story house with fancy red and white brickwork on the front.
Grave Location GPS41.958602,-87.828546
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Read More About Jack Ruby:
- Published Obituary
- Wikipedia Entry
- Who Was Jack Ruby?
- Mobster, Intelligence Agent, or Small-time Hustler?
- Did Jack Ruby know? 10,000 more FBI records unsealed from JFK assassination files
- Crime Museum: Jack Ruby
- About Jack Ruby
- National Archives: A Biography of Jack Ruby
- Digging up Lee Harvey Oswald
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