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Thomas Boston Corbett

(1832 – ?)

  • Known as “Avenger of Lincoln” for killing his assassin, John Wilkes Booth
  • Homesteaded near Concordia
  • Pulled his pistol while doorkeeper in Kansas statehouse and was committed to the State Insane Asylum
  • Escaped on a stolen horse and disappeared, never to be found

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