25 Facts You Were Never Told About Lee Harvey Oswald

J.L. Pattison
12 min readOct 15, 2018

We are quickly approaching 60 years since the assassination of JFK, and the average American still knows very little about the man accused of killing the 35th President of the United States. But this article is determined to change that.

Below are 25 quick facts about Lee Harvey Oswald that you never learned from the public education system or the mainstream media — including the inconvenient truths that those with a monopoly on the dissemination of information don’t want you to know.


1). Born on October 18, 1939, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Lee Harvey Oswald was the fifth cousin (five times removed) of Confederate General, Robert E. Lee. In Fact, Lee Harvey Oswald’s father’s name was Robert E. Lee Oswald Senior.

Oswald as a child


2). As a teenager, Lee Harvey Oswald was a fan of the television show, I Led Three Lives. The show aired from 1953 to 1956 and is described as:

“An advertising executive poses as a Communist agent but secretly reports to the FBI.”

3). Enlisting with the Marines in 1956, Oswald eventually obtained top secret security clearance and was stationed at the American U2 radar base in Atsugi, Japan where he monitored radar for American military spy planes.



J.L. Pattison

Called "A 21st Century Rod Serling," JL Pattison is the author of 4 books of contemporary speculative fiction for modern-day thought criminals. JLPattison.com