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Strange connection between JFK and Abraham Lincoln

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posted on May, 19 2010 @ 08:53 PM

There are weird similarities between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy.
* 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.
* Both were shot in the back of the head in the presence of their wives.
* Lincoln was shot in the Ford Theatre. Kennedy was shot in a Lincoln, made by Ford
* Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
*Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.
* Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.
* 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.
* Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Ford.' Kennedy was shot in a car called 'Lincoln' made by 'Ford.'
* Lincoln was shot in a theater and his assassin ran and hid in a warehouse. Kennedy was shot from a warehouse and his assassin ran and hid in a theater.
* Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

Ist it true? and if so isn't that weird? Strange coincidence or a conspiracy?

I found it on my facebook by one of my friends but when I tried to get the link it went to a dead end.

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posted on May, 19 2010 @ 09:06 PM
I have heard this before and it is very misleading, to say the least. However, I was able to find a reliable source to back up my claims. According to snopes, this is not true and they do a very good job at explaining why.

Not long after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the above list of amazing coincidences appeared, and it has been widely and continuously reprinted and circulated ever since. Despite the seemingly impressive surface appearance, several of these entries are either misleading or factually incorrect, and the rest are mere superficial coincidences that fail to touch upon the substantial differences and dissimilarities that underlie them.

Let's examine them one at a time:

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

This statement is literally true: both Lincoln and Kennedy were first elected to Congress one hundred years apart. Aside from that minor coincidence, however, their political careers bore little resemblance to each other.

Lincoln was an Illinois state legislator who, outside of his election to a single term in the House of Representatives, failed in his every attempt to gain national political office until he was elected President in 1860, including an unsuccessful bid for the Senate in 1854, a unsuccessful bid to become the Republican vice-presidential candidate in 1856, and another unsuccessful bid for a Senate seat in 1858.

Kennedy, on the other hand, enjoyed an unbroken string of political successes at the national level when he entered the political arena after World War II. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1946, re-elected in 1948, re-elected again in 1950, won a Senate seat in 1952, was re-elected to the Senate in 1958, and was elected President in 1960.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


It is actually a very good article and I suggest that everyone read it.


Edited to add snippet of the article.

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posted on May, 19 2010 @ 09:20 PM
Here is another one to add to the list:
A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.
A week before Kennedy was shot, he was in Marilyn Monroe.

posted on May, 19 2010 @ 09:30 PM
More propaganda to cement that Lee did it. It's just not true. Jack Ruby says who's responsible and that man is Lyndon B. Johnson. Additionally Lee told everyone he was a patsy, so on those two facts alone all of this can be thrown out a window. Jackie did it, people just don't want to admit that, but it was done right in front of them so the only conspiracy is that the nation turned away.

Anyway, Peace

posted on May, 20 2010 @ 06:18 AM
The rabbit hole goes deeper...!

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It's all connected!

posted on May, 21 2010 @ 05:06 AM
There are over 200 similarities between Abe and JFK - not including the photographic evidence.

Here are a few unique similarities from my website:

(1) Lincoln had a son who married MARY EUNICE Harlan.
Kennedy had a sister named EUNICE MARY Kennedy.

(2) Lincoln's SON (Tad) was buried on JULY 16, 1871.
Mary Todd Lincoln also died on JULY 16 but in the year 1882.
Kennedy's SON (John Jr.) was lost at sea on JULY 16, 1999.

(3) Lincoln had a FRIEND and ADVISOR named WILLIAM GRAHAM, an Illinois schoolteacher.
Kennedy had a FRIEND and ADVISOR named WILLIAM "Billy" GRAHAM, the evangelist. Billy Graham told newsmen of a strong PREMONITION that Kennedy not go to Dallas. Graham attempted to contact Kennedy by phone before he left for Dallas but couldn't reach him.

(4) New York Police Superintendent, JOHN A. KENNEDY, played a role in LINCOLN's protection during his 1861 inaugural train trip and also in the investigation immediately following LINCOLN's assassination.
KENNEDY had a secretary was named Evelyn LINCOLN whose husband was named "ABE" LINCOLN.

(5) Booth had brother named Junius who was known to the family as JUNE.
Oswald had a daughter named JUNE.

(6) Booth's FATHER was named after a FAMOUS TRAITOR (Brutus of Julius Caesar's fame).
Oswald's FATHER was named after a FAMOUS TRAITOR (Confederate General Robert E. Lee).

(7) Booth stayed in NEW ORLEANS visiting an UNCLE shortly BEFORE the assassination.
Oswald stayed in NEW ORLEANS visiting an UNCLE shortly BEFORE the assassination.

(8) Booth committed his crime AT HIS PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT - Ford's Theater.
Oswald committed his crime while AT HIS PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT - the Texas School-Book Depository.

(9) After Booth SHOT LINCOLN, he broke his left leg while fleeing Ford's Theater and escaped to Dr. SAMUEL MUDD's house where Mudd set, splinted and bandaged Booth's leg.
Journalist ROGER MUDD is a descendent of Dr. SAMUEL MUDD. At the moment that OSWALD WAS SHOT, Roger Mudd was on television doing a news piece for CBS News. By the time Mudd was finished, CBS missed its live broadcast from the basement of the Dallas Police Department of Oswald being murdered.

(10) Robert Lincoln, the son of Abraham Lincoln, was invited to the assassinations of 4 American Presidents and 1 Mayor.

Robert Lincoln was invited to accompany his parents, President Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, to the Ford's Theatre on the night his father was shot by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865. Citing fatigue, Robert declined and remained behind at the White House.

President #2: JAMES GARFIELD
At President Garfield's invitation, Robert Lincoln was at the Sixth Street Train Station in Washington, D.C. where President Garfield was shot by Charles J. Guiteau on July 2, 1881. Robert Lincoln was an eyewitness to the event.

At President McKinley's invitation, Robert Lincoln was at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, where the President was shot by Leon F. Czolgosz on September 6, 1901.

Robert Lincoln witnessed the assassination attempt on New York Mayor William Jay Gaynor on August 9, 1910. After Gaynor was shot, Robert Lincoln rushed to his aide.

President #4: JOHN F. KENNEDY
Robert Lincoln chose as his gravesite a nice quiet spot in Arlington Cemetery. In 1926, Robert Lincoln died and was buried in that quiet spot. Then in November 1963, to his quiet spot, a military honor guard carried yet another assassinated President, John F. Kennedy, to be laid to rest just feet away from Robert Lincoln's gravesite.

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