Johns on November 22, 1963
|Born||Thomas Lemuel Johns
December 11, 1925
|Died||May 10, 2014
Thomas Lemuel "Lem" Johns (December 11, 1925 – May 10, 2014) was a member of the United States Secret Service present during the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the first inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson.
Johns joined the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Service (the forerunner of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) in 1952. He joined the United States Secret Service in 1954 and served until 1976, including many years as head of the Birmingham field office.
- Goldstein, Richard (2014-05-10). "Lem Johns, Who Guarded Johnson in Dallas, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
- "Secret Service agent in iconic LBJ photos dies". Associated Press. 2014-05-10. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
- Associated Press (2014-05-10). "Thomas "Lem" Johns dead; secret service agent during President John F. Kennedy's assassination was 88". Newsday. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
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