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"More than just Lincoln's tragedy...."
04-18-2015, 08:05 AM (This post was last modified: 04-18-2015 08:25 AM by DKEast.)
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RE: "More than just Lincoln's tragedy...."
Yes thanks Tom. I never knew about the Congressman Henry Rathbone Jr. until I bought the Images of America Ford's Theatre book on April 14th in the Ford's gift store. They have a few pictures of him in the book and he was instrumental in trying to preserve and recognize the historical importance of Ford's. Also that book mentioned beneath one of the pictures that Ford's barely survived President Taft's efforts to have it demolished. Never read that before - anyone with any discussion on that please?

Here's a fascinating Washington Post article from 2009:

Interesting that he applied (or someone applied for him?) for a military pension and hence the examination. Also in the fourth paragraph from the bottom, that the bodies of Clara & Henry were apparently removed from their graves?
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