Marina Oswald Porter

Marina Oswald Porter

Widow of Lee Harvey Oswald
Born Jul 17, 1941

Marina Oswald Porter is the former widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marina Oswald Porter.


1941 Birth Born on July 17, 1941.


1957 15 Years Old Marina Prusakova lived with her mother and stepfather until 1957, when she moved to Minsk to live with her uncle Ilya Prusakov and to study pharmacy.
1961 19 Years Old She met Oswald, a former U.S. Marine who had defected to the Soviet Union, at a dance on March 17, 1961. They married on April 30, 1961 and had a daughter, June Lee, on February 15, 1962. … Read More


1963 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1963, at a party, Marina and Lee were introduced to Ruth Paine, a Quaker and part-time Russian language teacher, by George de Mohrenschildt. … Read More
1965 23 Years Old In 1965, Marina married Kenneth Jess Porter, with whom she has a grown son; they divorced on October 11, 1974. … Read More


1978 36 Years Old …  In her Warren Commission testimony, she stated a belief that her husband was guilty, an opinion she reiterated in testimony before the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1978.


1989 47 Years Old In 1989, Marina became a naturalized United States citizen. … Read More
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