OCTOBER (2012) BIRTHDAYS FOR LINCOLN’S FRIENDS & FOES

AS OF OCTOBER 2012

Here are some October birthdays for Lincoln’s friends and foes. And perhaps a few contemporaries who lived during his time but whom he may not have been personally acquainted with.

  Rutherford B. Hayes – 19th President of the United States from 1877-1881. Born October 4, 1822. Age 190.

  Chester A. Arthur – 21st President of the United States from 1881-1885. Born October 5, 1830. Age 182.

  John Henniger Reagan – Attorney General, Confederacy. Born October 8, 1818. Age 194.

  Adlai E. Stevenson – 23rd Vice President of the United States from 1893-1897. He served under President Grover Cleveland. Born October 23, 1835. Age 177.

  Theodore Roosevelt – 26th President of the United States from 1901-09. At the age of 6 years old, he watch the funeral parade of Abraham Lincoln from his parent’s apartment in New York City. Born October 27, 1858. Age 154. 

  Harriet Powers – US Slave/Writer. Born October 29, 1837. Age 175.

Happy birthday lady and gentlemen!

Best

Barry

outreach@awesometalks.com

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