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 John Sleeper Clarke

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John Sleeper Clarke

  • Birth 3 Sep 1833 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Death 24 Sep 1899 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Teddington, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 31062582

Actor. He appeared regularly on stages in Boston, New York and Philadelphia before and during the Civil War. He was primarily a popular comic and eventually owned several theatres. He was married to Asia Booth Clarke, John Wilkes Booth's sister, separating from her after the Lincoln assassination. He had grown up with the Booths and had been close to them since childhood. He left the United States in 1867 to live and work in England, remaining there for the rest of his life, except for brief visits to the United States.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Barry Sharpe
  • Added: 1 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31062582
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sleeper Clarke (3 Sep 1833–24 Sep 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31062582, citing Teddington Cemetery, Teddington, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .