Nicholas Katzenbach

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Person.png Nicholas Katzenbach   C-SPAN IMDB SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(lawyer, deep state actor)
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BornNicholas deBelleville Katzenbach
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedMay 8, 2012 (Age 90)
Skillman, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma materPhillips Exeter Academy, Princeton University, Yale Law School, Balliol College (Oxford)
Parents • Edward L. Katzenbach
• Marie Hilson
Children • John Katzenbach
• Christopher W. Katzenbach
• Maria 'Mimi' Katzenbach
• Anne De Belleville Katzenbach
SpouseLydia King Phelps Stokes
Member ofCouncil on Foreign Relations/Historical Members, Rhodes Scholar/1947
United States Deputy Attorney General at the time of the JFK assassination who assisted in the cover up

Employment.png Undersecretary of State

In office
October 3, 1966 - January 20, 1969

Employment.png United States Attorney General

In office
February 11, 1965 - October 2, 1966

Employment.png United States Deputy Attorney General Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
April 16, 1962 - January 28, 1965
Succeeded byRamsey Clark
In November 1963 wrote a memo that the US public should be persuaded that "Oswald was the assassin" and that "he did not have confederates."

Nicholas deBelleville "Nick" Katzenbach was a US deep state actor who assisted the cover up of the JFK assassination.


Nicholas Katzenbach was born to Edward L. Katzenbach, who was New Jersey Attorney General from 1924-29, and nephew of Frank S. Katzenbach, a New Jersey Supreme Court Justice.

JFK assassination

As Deputy Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach sent a memo on November 25 1963 to Bill Moyers arguing that it was important then to persuade the public that "Oswald was the assassin," and that "he did not have confederates."[1]


A Document by Nicholas Katzenbach

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Nicholas Katzenbach on the importance of reassuring the US public about Oswaldmemo25 November 1963Lee Harvey Oswald
"The public must be satisfied that Oswald was the assassin; that he did not have confederates who are still at large; and that the evidence was such that he would have been convicted at trial. Speculation about Oswald's motivation ought to be cut off..."
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