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date: 16 October 2019

Guiteau, Charles Juliuslocked

(08 September 1841–30 June 1882)
  • Allan Peskin

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Guiteau, Charles Julius (08 September 1841–30 June 1882), assassin, was born in Freeport, Illinois, the son of Luther Wilson Guiteau, a businessman, and Jane Howe. Left motherless at the age of seven, he grew up a hyperactive, lonely child, dominated by his strict father, whose only passion was for the Perfectionist doctrine of ...

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