Dean Andrews Jr.

#93060
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Apr 1981
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Apr 1981

About

This New Orleans lawyer was put on trial for perjury after he spoke to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and subsequently testified at the Warren Commission that a potential Lee Harvey Oswald accomplice had telephoned him immediately after President John F. Kennedy's assassination for the purpose of seeking legal representation for Oswald.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Tulane University Law School.

Trivia

An investigation into Andrews' claims found that Clay Bertrand, the man from whom Andrews said he had received a telephone call, either did not exist or was not named Clay Bertrand. A Louisiana business executive named Clay Shaw was questioned for potential ties to the Kennedy assassination, but was later cleared of all involvement in the crime.

Family Life

He grew up in Louisiana as the son of Dean and Arthemise Andrews.

Associated With

Actor John Candy played Andrews in the 1991 film JFK.