John Wilkes Booth
By: Ali Saniei and Eric Burns
- Born on May 10, 1838
- Born near Bel Air, Maryland.
- He went to Milton Boarding School for Boy's.
- He was a theater actor.
Contribution to the Civil War
- He was a confederate secret agent.
- He had a failed attempt at kidnapping Abraham Lincoln.
- He then assassinated Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865
Life After the Civil War
- He soon died close after the Civil War on April 26, 1865
- He was his father's favorite child out of 10.
- He was 5"8.
- When Abe was on his death bed he didn't know John slept in it before.
- He invested into a Pennsylvania oil well.
- They found his mummy in 1937.