Have a history teacher explain this if they can. Abraham Lincoln was Elected to Cºngress 1n 1846. John F. Kennedy was Elected to congress in 1946. Lincoln was elected President in 1860. Kennedy was elected President in 1960. Both were particularly cºncerned with civil rights . Both wives last a child while living in the white House. Both Presidents were shot on a Friday. Both Presidents were shot in the head. now IT GETS wEIRD. Lincoln’s Secretary was named Kennedy. Kennedy's Secretary was named Lincoln.