Tucker Carlson

by madman on October 11, 2016

Birth Name: Tucker McNear Carlson

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 16, 1969

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, 1/16th Swiss-Italian, distant Dutch, possibly Swedish

Tucker Carlson is an American political news correspondent and conservative pundit. He has hosted the show Tucker Carlson Tonight since 2016. He previously hosted the debate program Tucker on MSNBC, from 2005 to 2008, and co-hosted the debate program Crossfire on CNN.

Tucker is the son of Lisa McNear (Lombardi) and Dick Carlson, a journalist. Tucker is married to Susan Andrews, with whom he has four children.

His name was changed to Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, adding Swanson for his stepmother, Patricia Caroline Swanson, whose grandfather was Carl A. Swanson, founder of Swanson frozen-food.

His maternal great-great-great-grandfather was Henry Miller (born Heinrich Alfred Kreiser), a rancher, originally from Brackenheim, Germany, who became known as the “Cattle King of California”, and was one of the largest landowners in the late 19th century U.S.

Tucker’s father was born Richard Boynton. He was adopted by W. E. Carlson and his wife.

Tucker’s biological paternal grandparents were Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson.

Tucker’s maternal grandfather was Oliver Maurice Lombardi (the son of Maurice Ennis/C. Lombardi and Ethel Rogers Peck). Tucker’s great-grandfather Maurice was the son of Cesar/Caesar Maurice Lombardi, who was Swiss, of Swiss-Italian descent, and of Caroline Gaston Ennis. Ethel was the daughter of William Edward Peck and Lilly/Lillie Rebecca Rogers.

Tucker’s maternal grandmother was Mary Nickel (the daughter of George Wilmarth Nickel and Ernestine McNear). George was the son of James Leroy Nickel and Ellen “Nellie” Sheldon Miller. Ernestine was the daughter of George Washington McNear and Etta Burkhalter Tucker.

Source: Tucker’s father writes about his own background – https://www.washingtonpost.com

Tucker’s maternal great-grandfather, Maurice Ennis/C. Lombardi, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Tucker’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Caroline Gaston Ennis (focusing on her father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Tucker’s maternal great-grandmother, Ernestine McNear (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.ca

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madman September 13, 2017 at 7:48 am
follers April 27, 2017 at 4:23 am

Filled out most of his background.

madman April 26, 2017 at 7:58 am

Ethnic, is there a picture?

ethnic April 26, 2017 at 10:35 pm

no sorry

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