Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.

by follers on May 15, 2018

Birth Name: Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr.

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: May 16, 1931

Ethnicity: German, English, distant Scottish

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. is an American politician. As a member of the Republican Party, he was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut, from January 3, 1969 to January 3, 1971, a U.S. Senator from Connecticut, from January 3, 1971 to January 3, 1989, and Governor of Connecticut, from January 9, 1991 to January 4, 1995.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1980.

Lowell was born in Paris, France, to American parents, Mary Hastings (Bickford) and Lowell Palmer Weicker.

Lowell’s paternal grandfather was Johann Adam Theodor/Theodore Wilhelm Weicker (the son of Ludwig Martin Weicker and Elisabethe Momberger). Johann was born in Darmstadt, Germany, and co-founded pharmaceutics company E. R. Squibb and Sons.

Lowell’s paternal grandmother was Florence Edith Palmer (the daughter of Lowell Mason Palmer and Grace Humphries/Humphreys Foote). Florence was born in New York. Lowell’s great-grandfather Lowell was the son of Chester Palmer and Achsah Smith Melvin. Grace was the daughter of Arthur Wellington Foote and Elizabeth Rieggels.

Sources: Genealogy of Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Lowell’s paternal grandparents, Johann Adam Theodor/Theodore Wilhelm Weicker and Florence Edith Palmer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Lowell’s paternal grandfather, Johann Adam Theodor/Theodore Wilhelm Weicker – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lowell’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://old.findagrave.com


Angela Davis

by follers on March 10, 2017

Birth Name: Angela Yvonne Davis

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 26, 1944

Ethnicity: African-American

Angela Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She was a prominent counterculture activist in the 1960s, as a leader of the Communist Party USA.

She was the Community Party USA’s nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1980 and 1984.

She was prosecuted for conspiracy in the 1970 armed take-over of a Marin County, California, courtroom, in which four persons were killed. She was acquitted in a federal trial.

Angela is the daughter of Sallye and Frank Davis. Her brother, Ben Davis, played professional football.

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Lyndon LaRouche

by follers on February 21, 2017

Birth Name: Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr.

Place of Birth: Rochester, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 8, 1922

Ethnicity: French-Canadian, Scottish, English, Irish, distant Dutch and Welsh

Lyndon LaRouche is an American political activist and politician. He founded the LaRouche movement, a political and cultural network promoting himself and his ideas.

He was the U.S. Labor Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1976. He was also a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President in 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004. He was on the general Presidential election ballot as an independent candidate most or all of those years.

Lyndon is the son of Jessie Lenore (Weir) and Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche.

Lyndon’s paternal grandfather was Joseph H. Golthier LaRouche (the son of Antoine LaRouche, Gauthier and Catherine Parent). Joseph was born in Canada, to parents from Rimouski, Québec. Antoine was the son of Antoine Gauthier dit LaRouche and Marie Dubé. Catherine was the daughter of Pierre Parent and Madeleine Gagné.

Lyndon’s paternal grandmother was Ella Stevens Lougee (the daughter of Lorenzo J. Lougee and Annie McGregor). Ella was born in Massachusetts. Annie was born in Massachusetts, to an English-born father and an Irish-born mother.

Lyndon’s maternal grandfather was George Weir (the son of George Weir and Janet Stewart). George was born in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.

Lyndon’s maternal grandmother was Martha H. Wood (the daughter of Daniel Heveland Wood, Jr, and Caroline Almira Starr). Martha was born in Ohio. Daniel was the son of Daniel Heveland Wood and Elizabeth Benedict. Caroline was the daughter of Timothy Starr and Mary Ann Kent.

Source: Genealogy of Lyndon LaRouche – http://www.wargs.com


John Connally

by follers on January 29, 2017

Birth Name: John Bowden Connally, Jr.

Date of Birth: February 27, 1917

Place of Birth: Floresville, Texas, U.S.

Date of Death: June 15, 1993

Place of Death: Houston, Texas, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

John Connally was an American politician. As a member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Secretary of the Navy, from January 25, 1961 to December 20, 1961, Governor of Texas, from January 15, 1963 to January 21, 1969, and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, from February 11, 1971 to June 12, 1972. He switched to the Republican Part in 1973.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1980.

He was in the car with President John F. Kennedy during Kennedy’s assassination, and was seriously wounded.

John was the son of Lela (Wright) and John Bowden Connally. He was married to Nellie (Brill) Connally, with whom he had four children.

John’s paternal grandfather was John Wesley Connally (the son of Charles Price Connally and Rebecca Smith). John’s grandfather John was born in Texas. Charles was the son of Charles Connally and Nancy E. Stokes.

John’s paternal grandmother was Louise/Louisa Wardell Duke (the daughter of Charles Green Berry Duke and Louisa/Lou P. Bowden). John’s grandmother Louise was born in Georgia. Charles was the son of Shadrack Duke and Dicey Roberts.

John’s maternal grandfather was named William A. Wright. William was born in Texas.

John’s maternal grandmother was M. Janie/Jane Haddox (the daughter of Campbell Haddox and Elizabeth Betty Parker). M. Janie was born in Texas. Campbell was the son of William Haddox and Nancy Ann Vineyard.

Sources: Genealogy of John Connally – http://www.ancestry.com

Genealogies of John Connally (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

John’s father on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

John’s mother on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org


Ed Clark

by madman on November 4, 2016

Birth Name: Edward E. Clark

Place of Birth: Middleboro, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 4, 1930

Ethnicity: English, remote Welsh

Ed Clark is an American lawyer and politician.

He was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1980.

Ed is the son of Marguerite E. (Swift) and Fletcher Clark.

Ed’s paternal grandfather was Fletcher Clark (the son of Robert Capen Clark and Hannah S. Hooper). Fletcher was born in Massachusetts. Robert was the son of John W. Clark and Sarah B. Rider/Ryder. Hannah was the daughter of Lyman Hooper and Hannah Shaw.

Ed’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth E. Emerson (the daughter of Edward Emerson and Hannah Cummings). Elizabeth was born in New Hampshire. Ed’s great-grandfather Edward was the son of Daniel Emerson and Esther Frothingham. Hannah was the daughter of Thomas Cummings and Mary Whitney.

Ed’s maternal grandfather was Charles Bartlett Swift (the son of William Hines Swift and Roxalena Cunningham Trask). Charles was born in Massachusetts. William was the son of Bartlett Hinds Swift and Mary L. Fisher.

Ed’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Edgar (the daughter of Edward Edgar and Harriet A. Handy).

Sources: Genealogies of Ed Clark (through Ed’s brother, Fletcher Clark; focusing on their father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ed’s father – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ed’s paternal grandfather, Charles Bartlett Swift (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ed’s paternal great-grandmother, Hannah S. Hooper (through Hannah’s brother, Avery Fobes Hooper) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ed’s mother – http://www.findagrave.com