John Sleeper Clarke

John Sleeper Clarke

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 24 Sep 1899 (aged 66)
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England
Burial Teddington, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 31062582 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: Barry Sharpe


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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 .