Samuel Alexander Mudd, I, M.D. (1833 - 1883) MP

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Birthplace: Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: Died in Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, United States
Cause of death: pneumonia
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About Samuel Alexander Mudd, I, M.D.

Samuel Alexander Mudd I, M.D. (December 20, 1833 – January 10, 1883) was an American physician who was convicted and imprisoned for aiding and conspiring with John Wilkes Booth in the 1865 assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. He was pardoned by President Andrew Johnson and released from prison in 1869. Despite repeated attempts by family members and others to have it expunged, his conviction has never been overturned.

Born in Charles County, Maryland, Mudd was the fourth of ten children of Henry Lowe and Sarah Ann Reeves Mudd. He grew up on "Oak Hill", his father's tobacco plantation of several hundred acres which was located 30 miles (48 km) southeast of downtown Washington, D.C., and which was worked by 89 slaves.

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Dr. Samuel Mudd's Timeline

1833
December 20, 1833
Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, United States
1857
November 26, 1857
Age 23
Bryantown, Charles, Maryland, USA
1859
1859
Age 25
Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, USA
1860
1860
Age 26
Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, USA
1862
1862
Age 28
Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, USA
1864
January 30, 1864
Age 30
Waldorf, Charles, Maryland, USA
1870
1870
Age 36
1871
1871
Age 37
1873
1873
Age 39
1875
1875
Age 41