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Marina Oswald

Marina Oswald in Minsk, 1958
Born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova
July 17, 1941 (1941-07-17) (age 68)
Severodvinsk, Russian SFSR
Nationality Russian American
Occupation Pharmacist
Spouse(s) Lee Harvey Oswald (1961–1963)
Kenneth Jess Porter (1965–1974)
Children June Lee Oswald (47)
Audrey Marina Rachel Oswald (46)
Son from Kenneth Jess Porter

Marina Oswald Porter, born Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova (Russian: Марина Николаевна Прусакова) on July 17, 1941 in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk Oblast, is the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas.[1]


Early life

Marina Prusakova lived with her mother and stepfather until 1957 when she moved to Minsk to live with her uncle, Ilya Prusakov. She worked as a pharmacist in a local hospital.

Meeting and marriage to Oswald

In February 1961, she met Oswald at the city dance hall. The couple got married on April 30, 1961 and had a daughter, June Lee, on February 15, 1962. In June, Oswald was given special permission to take his wife and child to the United States.

Once in the U.S., they had a second daughter, Audrey Marina Rachel Oswald, on October 20, 1963.

Remarriage following death of Oswald

She married Kenneth Jess Porter in 1965. They have a grown son. They divorced October 11, 1974.

She has resided in Dallas, Texas, for many years. She has appeared in numerous documentaries concerning the Kennedy assassination.

See also

  • Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Marina and Lee, by Priscilla Johnson McMillan


  1. ^ Federal Bureau of Investigation (1963), Warren Commission (1964), House Select Committee on Assassinations (1979).

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