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
Both wives lost their children while living in
the White House.
Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
Both were shot in the head.
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Lincoln's secretary was
Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln.
Both were assassinated
Both were succeeded by Southerners.
Both successors were
Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born
Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born
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 compromise fifteen letters.
Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a
Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a
Booth and Oswald were
assassinated before their trials.