Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, National Archives and Records Administration

UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE PERSONNEL INVOLVED IN THE ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN (MARCH 30, 1981)

The following Secret Service personnel have been publicly named as playing a direct role in events surrounding the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan, by John Hinckley, at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

Members of the Presidential Protective Detail (PPD):

Fabel, Dennis [drove the second (follow-up) car to George Washington University Hospital after President Reagan was wounded]

Gordon, Mary Ann [lead transportation agent for President Reagans visit to the Washington Hilton]

Green, William [lead advance agent for President Reagans visit to the Washington Hilton]

Lightsey, Thomas [retrieved Hinckleys gun from the pavement after Hinckley was tackled]

McCarthy, Dennis V. N. [first agent to tackle Hinckley after the assassination attempt] *

McCarthy, Timothy [wounded in the assassination attempt] *

McIntosh, Dale [helped guard President Reagan at George Washington University Hospital]

Miller, Russell *

Parr, Jerry [Special Agent in Charge, PPD] *

Shaddick, Raymond [Assistant Special Agent in Charge, PPD] *

Spriggs, (Carlton) Daniel Danny *

Unrue, (Thomas) Drew [driver of the Presidential car; drove President Reagan to George Washington University Hospital] *

Wanko, Robert

Other USSS Personnel:

Miller, Pat [Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, Washington Field Office; coordinated security at GWU Hospital after President Reagan arrived]

Mobley, Paul [Washington Field Office; assisted with Presidential advance]

White, Frederick [Assistant Director of the Secret Service for Administration; met the Presidents car upon its arrival at GWU Hospital]

[* = received Secret Service or Treasury Department awards for actions taken during the assassination attempt]

Sources:

Abrams, Herbert L. The President Has Been Shot: Confusion, Disability, and the 25th Amendment in the Aftermath of the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan (1991)

McCarthy, Dennis V. N., with Philip W. Smith. Protecting the President: The Inside Story of a Secret Service Agent (1985)

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