Tippit family photographs | Credit: Dale K. Myers


The J.D. Tippit biography presented here has been crafted from personal recollections, family photographs and letters, and official documents.

It is the result of hundreds of hours of extensive interviews, photographic restorations, and historical research.

It is hoped that this honest portrait will reveal the man behind the cultural myth and offer a bit of inspiration to people everywhere who seek honesty, integrity, and courage in their own lives.

To all of those who participated in the effort to produce this truthful portrait, the Tippit family extends their heartfelt thanks and grateful appreciation.

NEXT: 1924-1943