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AppendixXIV-Analysis of Lee Harvey Oswald's Finances from June13, 1962, through November 22, 1963

The following analysis of Lee Harvey Oswald's receipts and expenditures for the period June 13, 1962, through November22, 1963, contains a complete record of all funds that he and his wife are reported to have received and disbursed from all known sources. It also contains an estimate for food, clothing, and incidental expenses, which include telephone calls, money order and check cashing fees, postage, local transportation costs, personal care goods and services, local newspapers, and similar small items. Oswald's expenditures for food, clothing, and incidentals were Estimated at $100 per month,except for those months in which his wife and children resided with relatives or acquaintances. The estimate reflects Oswald's frugal living habits during this period, as described in chapter VI of this report. The Commission has been advised by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the US. Department of Labor that this estimate is a little higher than would be normal for a family in Oswald's income class residing in the southern region of the United States.(See Commission Exhibit No.1169.)

Lee Harvey Oswald Receipts and Expenditures
June 13, 1962, to Nov.22, 1963

June1962:

Receipts

Expendi-
tures

Balance

On hand on arrival, New York City

63.00

   

Received from Robert Oswald

200.00

   

Received from Marguerite Oswald

10.00

   

Transportation in New York City

 

10.35

 

Plane fare, New York City to Dallas, including luggage

 

201.04

 

Hotel bill, New York City

 

15.21

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

5.00

 

Public stenographer

 

10.00

 

Estimated repayment, Robert Oswald

 

30.00

 

Total

273.00

271.60

 

Cash on hand, June30, 1962

   

1.40

July1962:

     

Net salary

46.82

   

Estimated repayment, Robert Oswald

 

10.00

 

Subscription for Time magazine

 

3.87

 

Total

46.82

13.87

 

Cash on hand, July31, 1962

   

34.35

August1962:

     

Net salary

207.31

   

Repayment, State Department loan

 

10.00

 

Estimated repayment, Robert Oswald

 

50.00

 

Rent and utilities

 

71.50

 

Subscription for the Worker

 

2.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

75.00

 

Total

207.31

208.50

 

Cash on hand, Aug.31, 1962

   

33.16

September 1962:

     

Net salary

187.59

   

Received from Paul Gregory

35.00

   

Rent and utilities

 

71.50

 

Repayment, State Department loan

 

9.71

 

Estimated repayment, Robert Oswald

 

50.00

 

Subscription for the Russian humor magazine "Krokodil"

 

2.20

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100

 

Total

222.59

233.41

 

Cash on hand, Sept.30, 1962

   

22.34

October 1962:

     

Net salary

228.22

   

Received from George Bouhe

5.00

   

Repayment, State Department loan

 

10.00

 

Rent, room in YMCA

 

9.00

 

Post office box rental

 

4.50

 

Estimated repayment, Robert Oswald

 

60.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

50.00

 

Total

233.22

133.50

 

Cash on hand, Oct.31, 1962

   

122.06

November 1962:

     

Net salary

315.71

   

Rent

 

73.00

 

Rental of U-Haul Trailer

 

5.00

 

Repayment ,State Department loan

 

10.00

 

Bus fare, Dallas to Fort Worth and return

 

4.60

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

50.00

 

Total

315.71

142.60

 

Cash on hand, Nov.30.1962

   

295.17

December 1962

     

Net salary

243.13

   

Rent

 

68.00

 

Post office box rental

 

4.50

 

Repayment ,State Department loan

 

190.00

 

Subscription for the Militant

 

1.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

243.13

363.50

 

Cash on hand, Dec.31, 1962

   

174.80

January1963

     

Net salary

247.12

   

Rent and utilities

 

75.13

 

Repayment ,State Department loan

 

206.00

 

Deposit, Smith &Wesson revolver

 

10.00

 

Fee paid Crazier Tech High School

 

9.00

 

Subscription for Ogonek, Agitator, Sovetskaya Belorussiya

 

13.20

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

247.12

413.33

 

Cash on hand, Jan.31,1963

   

8.59

February1963

     

Net salary

256.95

   

Rent and utilities

 

71.64

 

Subscription for the Worker

 

7.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Cash on hand, Feb. 28, 1963

256.95

178.64

 

March1963:

   

86.90

Net salary

327.55

   

Rent and utilities

 

78.76

 

Post office box rental

 

4.50

 

Cost of rifle

 

21.45

 

Subscription for Time magazine

 

3.82

 

Balance due on revolver and freight charge"

 

21.22

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

327.55

229.75

 

Cash on hand, Mar.31,1963

   

184.70

April 1963:

     

Net salary

108.86

   

Income Tax refund

57.40

   

Rent and utilities

 

62.97

 

Bus fare from Dallas to New Orleans

 

13.85

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

166.26

176.82

 

Cash on hand, Apr. 30, 1963

   

174.14

May 1963:

     

Net salary

107.44

   

Unemployment compensation check

33.00

   

Rent and utilities

 

75.00

 

Subscription for the Militant

 

1.00

 

Dues and printing - Fair Play for Cuba

 

9.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

140.44

185.00

 

Cash on hand, May31, 1963

   

129.58

June1963:

     

Net salary

216.00

   

Rent and utilities

 

67.85

 

Post office box rental

 

4.00

 

Printing-Fair Play for Cuba

 

15.23

 

New alien registration card

 

5.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

216.00

192.08

 

Cash on hand, June30, 1963

   

153.50

July1963:

     

Net salary

244.97

   

Rent and utilities

 

72.22

 

Printing - Fair Play for Cuba

 

3.50

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

224.97

175.72

 

Cash on hand, July31, 1963

   

202.75

August1963:

     

Unemployment compensation payments

165.00

   

Rent and utilities

 

73.54

 

Fine

 

10.00

 

Distribution, Fair Play for Cuba circulars

 

2.00

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

165.00

185.54

 

Cash on hand, Aug.31, 1963.

   

182.21

Sept. l - 24, 1963:

     

Unemployment compensation payments

132.00

   

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

100.00

 

Total

132.00

100.00

 

Cash on hand, Sept. 24, 1963

   

214.21

Sept. 25 - Oct. 2, 1963:

     

Mexican trip:

     

Estimated transportation cost

 

50.55

 

Hotel plus Estimated food cost

 

18.70

 

Estimated cost of entertainment and miscellaneous items

 

15.20

 

Total

 

84.45

 

Cash on hand, Oct. 2, 1963

   

129.76

Oct. 3 - 31, 1963:

     

Unemployment compensation payments

39.00

   

Net salary

104.41

   

Rent, rooms and YMCA

 

33.25

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

75.00

 

Total

143.41

108.25

 

Cash on hand, Oct. 31, 1963

   

164.92

Nov. l - 22, 1963:

     

Net salary

104.41

   

Room rent

 

24.00

 

Post office box rental

 

3.00

 

American Civil Liberties Union dues

 

2.00

 

Bus and taxi fares Nov. 22, 1963

 

1.23

 

Estimated cost of food, clothing, and incidental expenses

 

75.00

 

Total

104.41

105.23

 

Cash on hand, Nov.22, 1963

   

164.10

Grand total, June13, 1962 -Nov.22, 1963

3,665.89

3,501.79

164.10

Contents of Oswald's wallet

170.00

   

Cash taken from Oswald when arrested

13.87

   

Total

188.87

   


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