John Wilkes Booth


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Noun1.John Wilkes Booth - United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)John Wilkes Booth - United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
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He and his wife agreed to attend the theater at the request of the President's wife, and he was the only man able to confront Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
John Wilkes Booth was definitely good-looking, but racist assassins don't generally make for the best life partners.
From villains like John Wilkes Booth to heroes like TR and Tesla, they all had that certain something.
According to the report, the order had been delivered only two months before John Wilkes Booth assassinated Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on April 15, 1865, the day when Perry was released from the Kentucky regiment.
In 1865, military authorities spread the word that sailors had dumped the body of John Wilkes Booth into the Potomac River; in truth, the body was buried in Washington's Old Arsenal Penitentiary.
Dr Mudd treated Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, for a broken leg and was sent to prison for conspiracy.
99 Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell) is hunted down with his partners in crime, Samuel Arnold (Jeremy Paul Tuttle), George Atzerodt (John Michael Weatherly), David Herold (Marcus Hester) and Lewis Payne (Norman Reedus).
Most folk know that an actor named John Wilkes Booth shot and killed Abraham Lincoln when the US president and his wife were at the theatre watching a play.
The assassin John Wilkes Booth was tracked down and shot, while fellow conspirators were arrested - including Mary Surratt (Wright), the owner of the boarding house where the Southern rebels plotted.
The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), 42, owned the boarding house where John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell), 26, and others met and planned the simultaneous attacks.
John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell) is arrested along with Samuel Arnold (Jeremy Paul Tuttle), George Atzerodt (John Michael Weatherly), David Herold (Marcus Hester), Lewis Payne (Norman Reedus) and Michael O'Laughlen, as well as Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), who owned the boarding house where the men concocted their heinous plan to slay Lincoln (Gerald Bestrom).