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


Gary Bauer

by follers on December 4, 2016

Birth Name: Gary Lee Bauer

Place of Birth: Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

Date of Birth: May 4, 1946

Ethnicity: German, English

Gary Bauer is an American politician and activist.

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

Gary is the son of Elizabeth “Betty” (Gossett) and Stanley Rynolds Bauer.

Gary’s paternal grandfather was named Robert Lee Bauer. Robert was born in Kentucky, to German parents.

Gary’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret Wagner.

Gary’s maternal grandfather was William John Gossett (the son of Lindsey Logan Gossett and Clarissa “Clara” Roland). William was born in Kentucky. Lindsey was the son of Elijah/Eli D. Gossett and Mary Elizabeth Cisney. Clarissa was the daughter of Jacob Roland and Hannah W. Munson.

Gary’s maternal grandmother was Alice Hengelbrok (the daughter of William F. Hengelbrok and Katharina/Katherine Knarr). Katharina was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Friedrich Jacob Knerr and Anna Maria Buchheit, who were German.

Source: Genealogy of Gary Bauer (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com


Lamar Alexander

by follers on November 29, 2016

Birth Name: Andrew Lamar Alexander, Jr.

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

Date of Birth: July 3, 1940

Ethnicity: Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, Scottish, German

Lamar Alexander is an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he has served as a U.S. Senator from Tennessee, since January 3, 2003. He was previously Governor of Tennessee, from January 17, 1979 to January 17, 1987, and the United States Secretary of Education, from March 22, 1991 to January 20, 1993.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1996 and 2000.

Lamar is the son of Genevra Floreine (Rankin) and Andrew Lamar Alexander. His family has lived in the United States since the 1600s.

He is married to Honey Buhler, with whom he has four children.

Lamar’s paternal grandfather was William Henry Alexander (the son of John Dole Alexander and Sarah Angelina Donaldson). William was born in Tennessee. John was the son of Francis I. Alexander, Jr. and Margaret Vickers. Sarah was the daughter of James Henry Donaldson and Lucinda Matthews.

Lamar’s paternal grandmother was Lydia Ann Mills (the daughter of William Andrew Mills and Tressie/Tressa Ann Jones). Lydia was born in Tennessee. William was the son of David Mills and Mary Beals.

Lamar’s maternal grandfather was Reu Raymond Rankin (the son of James Thomas Rankin and Nancy Jane Webb). James was the son of Christopher Rankin and Frances George Galbraith.

Lamar’s maternal grandmother was Florence Edens (the daughter of Columbus Walker Edens and Tennessee “Tennie” Van Zandt). Columbus was the son of Henry Harrison Edens and Charity Hylton/Hilton.

Sources: Genealogy of Lamar Alexander – https://www.geni.com

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


Orrin Hatch

by follers on November 29, 2016

Birth Name: Orrin Grant Hatch

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 22, 1934

Ethnicity: Swiss-German (maternal grandfather), English, Welsh, more distant Scottish and Irish

Orrin Hatch is an American politician. A Republican, he has served as a U.S. Senator from Utah, since January 3, 1977, and President pro tempore of the United States Senate, since January 6, 2015.

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

Orrin is the son of Helen Frances (Kamm) and Jesse Hatch. He is married to Elaine Hansen, with whom he has six children.

He is a member of the LDS faith.

Other persons of the LDS faith who have mounted plausible or semi-plausible campaigns for a major party’s Presidential nomination are:
*George W. Romney (who sought the 1968 Republican nomination, and whose name was placed in nomination for 1964’s)
*Mo Udall (who sought the 1976 Democratic nomination)
*Mitt Romney (who was the Republican Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 2012, and was also a candidate for the 2008 Republican nomination for President)
*Jon Huntsman, Jr. (who sought the 2012 Republican nomination)

Orrin’s paternal grandfather was Josephus Hatch (the son of Jeremiah Hatch and Louisa Pool Alexander). Josephus was born in Utah. Jeremiah was the son of Hezekiah Hatch and Aldura Sumner. Louisa was the daughter of Alvah Alexander and Phoebe Houston.

Orrin’s paternal grandmother was Martha Luella Thomas (the daughter of Benjamin Marion Clark Thomas and Sarah Ellen Sharp). Martha was born in Idaho. Benjamin was the son of Elija Alexander Thomas and Melissa Davis. Sarah was the daughter of Norman Sharp and Martha Jane Sargent.

Orrin’s maternal grandfather was John Bernard Kamm (the son of Gottlieb Kamm and Mary Ursula Hagmann). John was born in Illinois. Gottlieb was born in Obstalden, Glarus, Switzerland, the son of Johannes Kamm and Susanna Barbara Brandli. Mary Ursula was born in Sevelen, St. Gallen, Switzerland, the daughter of Bernhard Hagmann and Katharina Ackermann.

Orrin’s maternal grandmother was Effie Mabel Caldwell (the daughter of Robert Long Caldwell and Juliet Smith). Effie was born in Illinois. Robert was the son of David B. Caldwell and Nancy Hudelson Crawford. Juliet was the daughter of William R. Smith and Eliza Carlock.

Sources: Genealogies of Orrin Hatch – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Orrin Hatch (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com


Harry Browne

by madman on November 3, 2016

Birth Name: Harry Edson Browne

Date of Birth: June 17, 1933

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: March 1, 2006

Place of Death: Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Swiss-German

Harry Browne was an American writer, politician, and investment advisor.

He was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States in 1996 and 2000.

Harry was the son of Cecil Margaret (Davis) and Edson Bradford Browne. He was married to Pamela Lanier Wolfe.

Harry’s paternal grandfather was Isaac Snell Browne (the son of Albert Gallatin Browne and Adaline Lavinia Babbitt). Isaac was born in Massachusetts. Albert was the son of Isaac Browne and Susanna Bradford. Adaline was the daughter of Snell Babbitt and Jael Edson.

Harry’s paternal grandmother was named Elizabeth Tobin. Elizabeth was born in England.

Harry’s maternal grandfather was Charles Sumner Davis (the son of John W. Davis and Martha Ann Powell). Charles was born in Illinois. John was the son of Joseph Davis and Sarah “Sallie” Myers. Martha was born in Wolverhampton, England, the daughter of Joseph Powell and Mary Dean.

Harry’s maternal grandmother was named Evelyn Bradford. Evelyn was born in Illinois.

Sources: Genealogies of Harry Browne (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.wargs.com

Genealogies of Harry’s maternal grandfather, Charles Sumner Davis – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com