Thursday, November 22, 2012

Top 10 President Lincoln and Kennedy connections

Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.
John Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860
John Kennedy was elected President in 1960

Vice President Andrew Johnson who preceded Abraham Lincoln was born in 1808.
Vice  Lyndon Johnson who proceeded John Kennedy was born in 1908.

Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth was born in 1839.
Kennedy's assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was born 1939.

Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre.
Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald in a Lincoln automobile, made by Ford.

Both Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth and
John Kennedy's assassin Lee Harvey Oswald were know by three names.

Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy were both shot in the head on a Friday.

Abraham Lincoln's was shot in a theater and his assassin fled to a warehouse.
John Kennedy's assassin fired the fatal shot from a warehouse and fled to a theater.

Both wives of Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy were present when there husbands were shot.

Neither accused assassin was ever brought to justice. Both were killed before they were ever tried in court.


How many times have you heard? Abraham Lincoln's secretary's name was Kennedy
John Kennedy's secretary's name was Lincoln.  The later is true but Evelyn Lincoln never had a secretary named Kennedy that anyone can confirm. Still there is a Lincoln Kennedy connection.

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