Lem Johns

United States Secret Service agent

Thomas Lemuel "Lem" Johns (December 11, 1925–May 10, 2014) was an American civil servant. He was member of the United States Secret Service. He was present during the Assassination of John F. Kennedy and the First inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson.[1]

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Thomas Lemuel Johns

(1925-12-11)December 11, 1925
DiedMay 10, 2014(2014-05-10) (aged 88)

He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Johns studied at University of Alabama and later graduated from Howard College (now Samford University). He served in World War II. Johns died in Hoover, Alabama on May 10, 2014.[2]


  1. Goldstein, Richard (2014-05-10). "Lem Johns, Who Guarded Johnson in Dallas, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  2. Associated Press (2014-05-10). "Thomas "Lem" Johns dead; secret service agent during President John F. Kennedy's assassination was 88". Newsday. Retrieved 2014-05-10.