Jack Ruby - Check Signed 06/07/1956
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Jack Ruby - Check Signed 06/07/1956:
JACK RUBY - CHECK SIGNED 06/07/1956 JACK RUBY
Check filled out and signed by Ruby in 1956
Check signed: "Jack Ruby", 8¼x3. 1956 May 22. Counter Check payable to Selig Company for $83.41 drawn on Mercantile National Bank at Dallas check. Ruby has crossed out Mercantile and written Republic National above the bank name. He has written the name of his company Royal Parma Pizza Co above his signature. JACK RUBY (1911-1967), born Jacob Rubinstein in Chicago, spent much of his youth in foster homes and correctional facilities. As an adult he performed odd jobs, and there are claims that he worked for Al Capone. Ruby moved to Dallas in 1947 and engaged in a series of failed nightclub ventures (including the Ranch House, leased in this document), before opening his Carousel Club in 1954. On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. On November 24, 1963, in front of millions of television viewers, Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of President Kennedy. Ruby was found guilty of murder, but the verdict was set aside; he was awaiting a new trial when he died of cancer. Some have claimed that Ruby was assigned to silence Oswald. Others, including the Warren Commission, viewed him as a psychologically unstable and violent individual who had acted alone. Paper residue on left edge. Bank cancelation holes. Bank processing stamp on verso. Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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