Herman Cain

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JUNE 17: Presidential candidate Herman Cain ad

Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 13, 1945

Ethnicity: African-American

Herman Cain is an American author, businessperson, radio host, columnist, and Tea Party activist. He was Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, from January 1, 1995 to August 19, 1996, and President of the National Restaurant Association, from 1996 to 1999.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2000 and 2012.

Herman is the son of Lenora (Davis) and Luther Cain, Jr. He is married to Gloria, with whom he has two children.

Herman’s paternal grandfather was Luther Cain, Sr. (the son of Henry William Cain and Susan Jones). Luther was born in Tennessee. Henry was the son of Washington Cain/Kane and Phoebe Washington.

Herman’s paternal grandmother was Linnie May Miller (the daughter of Aaron Miller and Linnie Bell Bennett). Herman’s grandmother Linnie was born in Tennessee. Aaron was the son of Archie Miller and Fannie. Herman’s great-grandmother Linnie was the daughter of Richmond Bennett and Sarah Jane Tucker.

Herman’s maternal grandfather was Eugene Davis (the son of James “Jim” Davis and Dora Furr). Eugene was born in Georgia.

Herman’s maternal grandmother was Fannie Lou Hoke (the daughter of Robert Hoke and Katie Hill or Jones). Fannie was born in Georgia.

Sources: Genealogy of Herman Cain – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Herman Cain (focusing on his father’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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