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Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946 Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860 John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960 The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters Both were particularly concerned with civil rights Both wives... show more Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846
John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946
Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860
John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960
The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters

Both were particularly concerned with civil rights
Both wives lost a child while living in the White House
Both presidents were shot on a Friday
Both presidents were shot in the head

Lincoln’s secretary was named Kennedy
Kennedy’s secretary was named Lincoln
Both were assassinated by Southerners
Both were succeeded by Southerners named Johnson

Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908
There are thirteen letters in their first and last names

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839
Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939
Both assassins were known by their three names
Both names are composed of fifteen letters

Lincoln was shot at the theater named Ford, later renamed Kennedy
Kennedy was shot in a car manufactured by Ford called Lincoln

Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a warehouse
Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theater

Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials

And here’s the kicker:

A week before Lincoln was shot; he was in Monroe, Maryland
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was in Marilyn Monroe
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