Burial Casket

JFK was buried in a Marcellus No. 710  mahogany casket fashioned out of 500 year-old wood and upholestered in white rayon. It was

purchased from Gawlor’s Funeral parlor in Washington, D.C.

JFK’s mahogany casket lying in state in East Room of the White House (photo courtesy John F. Kennedy Library)

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