DIVORCE
01/24/2012 02:23 pm ET

Abraham Lincoln: Divorce Lawyer

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president, but he is probably best known for his work as a divorce lawyer. Or for slaying vampires. Historians are divided.

Though it isn't a part of his life that we typically celebrate, Lincoln actually was a divorce lawyer. In fact, he was involved in more than 140 divorce cases in his law career, according to Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War of Middle Tennessee.

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