Birth Name: James Mervyn LeGros
Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date of Birth: April 27, 1962
*37.5% German, with some Swiss-German
James LeGros is an American actor. His father is of half Norwegian, three eighths Irish, one eighth French, and one eighth English, descent. His mother is of three quarters German, and one quarter Luxembourgian, ancestry.
James is married to Kristina Loggia, the daughter of actor Robert Loggia.
James’s paternal grandfather was Leonard Vincent LeGros (the son of George Henry LeGros and Catherine J. Sweeney). George was born in England, to a French father, George W. LeGros, and an Irish or English mother, Ann/Annie E. Madden. Catherine was born in Vermont, to Irish parents, Patrick Sweeney and Mary Agnes Kelly.
James’s paternal grandmother was Josephine Iverson (the daughter of Arnie Iverson and Johanna Maursaet Olson). Arnie and Johanna were Norwegian. Arnie was the son of Iver Ramussen. Johanna was the daughter of Ole Erikson Maursaet and Anne Maria Korneliusdatter Kirkeide.
James’s maternal grandfather was Linus Jacob Bertrand (the son of Frank Simon Bertrand and Rose/Rosa Schiller). Frank was born in Minnesota, to Luxembourgian parents, Dominic/Dominick Bertrand and Maria/Mary Huffman. Rose was born in Minnesota, to German parents.
James’s maternal grandmother was Gloria Marion Aquilla Miller (the daughter of Carl T. Miller and Ardella G. Kunz). Gloria was of German and Swiss-German descent. Ardella was the daughter of Aquil David Oliver Eugene Kunz and Mary DuKatz.
Sources: James’s paternal grandfather, Leonard Vincent LeGros, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
James’s paternal grandmother, Josephine Iverson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
James’s maternal grandfather, Linus Jacob Bertrand, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of James’s maternal grandmother, Gloria Marion Aquilla Miller (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com
James’s maternal grandmother, Gloria Marion Aquilla Miller, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org