David Herold

Birthday
16, 1842
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 7, 1865 (23)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1842
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 7, 1865 (23)

About

American criminal and co-conspirator in the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln who was sentenced to death by hanging in 1865.

Before Fame

He was a con man who sold so-called "Indian herbs" to unsuspecting patrons.

Trivia

He is one of the people theorized to have been the infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper.

Family Life

He was the sixth of eleven children born to Adam and Mary Porter Herold.

Associated With

He and John Wilkes Booth conspired to kill President Lincoln.