Jack Leon Ruby born Jacob Leon Rubenstein [1911 1967] was a Dallas nightclub owner who on November 24, 1963, shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald who was in police custody after being charged with assassinating United States President John F. Ruby was convicted of the murder of Oswald and sentenced to death, but his conviction was later appealed and was granted a new trial. On January 3, 1967, as the date for a new trial was approaching, Ruby became ill in his prison cell and died of a pulmonary embolism from lung cancer. In 1964, the Warren Commission concluded that Ruby acted alone in Killing Oswald and was not part of a organized crime underworld plot surrounding the assassination of President John F. The document is typed on the letterhead of Jack Ruby Associates and is dated 8th July 1959, the state of Texas, County of Dallas. The document is an agreement between Jack Ruby and ironically a gentleman named Buddy Kennedy. The document is signed as follows, Manager”Jack Ruby”, Artist”Buddy Kennedy” in blue pen and is is also signed by the Notary Public at the bottom. The document measures 8.50 x 11.00 inches and is bright bold and in fine condition. Mounted below the document is an iconic image of Jack Ruby shooting Oswald as he was being transferred from the Dallas Police Department on November 24, 1963. The photograph is a b/w which measures 6.50 x 4.50 inches. Mounted below the photograph is a professionally engraved metal plaque which reads as follows,”Jacob Leon Rubenstein”Jack Ruby” March 23, 1911 – January 3, 1967. Sunday, November 24, after driving into town and sending a check to one of his employees, Ruby walked to a nearby police headquarters and made his way to the basement. 38 revolver into Oswald’s abdomen, fatally wounding him. The shooting was broadcast live nationally and millions of television views witnessed it. There is some evidence that Ruby actions were on a whim, as he left his favorite dog, Sheba in the car before shooting Oswald. The display is stunning and has been professionally assembled in all acid free material with great attention to detail as follows. The outer matte is a black linen which has been accented with a gold wood trim along with a inner black linen matte. The display has been completed in a quality heavy-weight ornate gold wood frame to the dimensions of 30.00 x 17.00 inches. It is a wonderful display which depicts an historic event in American history. We have listed a nice collection of military, aviation and astronaut autographs. The following is a sample of our inventory, Harry Houdini, Marilyn Monroe, George Custer, Elvis Presley, U. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, James Garfield, James Monroe, Erwin Rommel, Robert Oppenheimer, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Ernest Hemingway, Abner Doubleday, Auguste Bartholdi, Buffalo Bill Cody, Walt Whitman, Charles Dickens, Margaret Mitchell, Thomas Edison, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Alexander Graham Bell, Laurel & Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, George Patton, Gutzon Borglum, Samuel F. Morse, Brigham Young, Wernher von Braun, Lon Chaney Jr, P. Barnum, Apollo Astronaut crews, and many more. Happy collecting from collectors. Our policy is simple, all our autographs are researched and guaranteed authentic with”No” time limits.