Birth Name: Michael Richard Pompeo
Place of Birth: Orange, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 30, 1963
*English, some French (mother)
Mike Pompeo is an American politician. A Republican, he has served as a Member of the House of Representatives from Kansas, since January 3, 2011. In November 2016, he was selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be Director of the C.I.A.
Mike is the son of Dorothy Jean “Dot” (Mercer) and Wayne Richard Pompeo. Mike’s father, who was born in New Mexico, is of Italian descent. Mike’s mother, from Kansas, had English ancestry.
Mike’s paternal grandfather was Harry Pompeo (the son of Paulo “Paul” Pompeo and Genara “Emma”). Harry was born in New Mexico, to Italian parents, likely from Campania.
Mike’s paternal grandmother was Fay Brandolino (the daughter of Giuseppe Brandolino and Carmela Sanelli). Giuseppe and Carmela were both born in Caramanico, Province of Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy. Giuseppe was the son of Liborio Brandolino and Anna Felice Carestia. Carmela was the daughter of Camillo Sanelli and Felicia Carestia.
Mike’s maternal granfather was Earl James Mercer (the son of Ulysses Grant Mercer and Mary Josephine La Paille). Ulysses was the son of Gillard Jackson Mercer and Catherine. Mary Josephine was the daughter of French parents, Simon LaPaille and Mary Josephine Tenea.
Mike’s maternal grandmother was Grace Mae Douglass (the daughter of William J. Douglass and Lura Rowe). William was the son of James S. Douglass and Louisa A. Coleman. Lura was the daughter of Colby Rowe.
Genealogy of Mike’s paternal grandmother, Fay Brandolino – http://familyties4.homestead.com
Genealogy of Mike’s maternal grandfather, Earl James Mercer (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com