Teresa Bagioli Sickles

Homemaker, Deceased Person

1836 – 1867

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Who was Teresa Bagioli Sickles?

Teresa Bagioli Sickles was the wife of Democratic New York State Assemblyman, U.S. Representative, and later U.S. Army Major General Daniel E. Sickles. She gained notoriety in 1859, when her husband stood trial for the murder of her lover, Philip Barton Key, son of Francis Scott Key. This trial was the first known use of the temporary insanity defense in American jurisprudence.

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Born
1836
New York City
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  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Feb 5, 1867
Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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