The pallbearers at President Kennedy's funeral were representatives from all branches of the armed services. For more information please contact Kennedy.Library@nara.gov or 617.514.1629.

Pallbearers

  • George A. Barnum (Coast Guard)
  • Hubert Clark (Navy)
  • Timothy F. Cheek (Marines)
  • Richard E. Gaudreau (Air Force)
  • Samuel R. Bird (Army, commanding)
  • James L. Felder (Army)
  • Douglas A. Mayfield (Army)
  • Larry B. Smith (Navy)
  • Jerry J. Diamond (Marines)

 

Other Sources

"We carried Kennedy's coffin," by Ed Hymoff, Pageant magazine, December 1965.