Lincoln and Davis: Triumphs and Tragedies

March 16th,2021 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Professor/Instructor/Speaker: Rick Tome B.S.
Born in Kentucky just eight months apart, the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis passed from ordinary to extraordinary. From the influences of their younger days to their family lives, from their political careers to war time presidents, Rick Tome will present and examine the life shaping events that provide a compelling tale of the triumphs and tragedies of these two historical American giants.
Event is in partnership between the Hagen History Center, the Civil War Round Table, and the JES.
This event will be live-streamed on our Facebook page and later posted to our Youtube Channel and Website (www.JESerie.org)
Rick Tome B.S.
Rick Tome, B.S., is a member of the Hagen History Center and is a frequent presenter for the Erie Civil War Round Table and has volunteered as a 7th and 8th grade religious education instructor at Our Lady of Peace Parish for the past decade. Tome, a lifelong Erie, Pennsylvania resident, earned his bachelor’s degree in general science with a minor in secondary education from Gannon University in 1983. He taught briefly in the Erie, General McLane, and Millcreek School districts in the 1980s. He spent most of his career at St. Vincent Hospital in patient care and as the initial Guest Relations Coordinator. Now retired, Tome spends time golfing, traveling, reading, and cultivating a passion for the history of the American Civil War.