Birth Name: Chad Fredrick Wolf
Place of Birth: Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 21, 1976
Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, some French, possibly other
Chad Wolf is an American government employee. He has served as Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security, since November 13, 2019, among other duties.
Chad is the son of Cinda Thompson of Magee, Mississippi, and James Wolf. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He is married, and has two children.
Chad’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Bernard Wolf, Jr. (the son of Joseph Bernard Wolf and Mary Gerdes Grant). Chad’s grandfather Joseph was born in Louisiana. Chad’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Moses Wolf/Wolfe, who was born in Spire, Rheinlandpfalz, Germany, and of Ophelia Couvillion/Couvillon. Mary was the daughter of R. Henry Grant and Kate Boyd.
Chad’s paternal grandmother was Helene Elizabeth Ball (the daughter of James Fish Ball and Sarah Elizabeth Hoffman). Helene was born in Louisiana. James was the son of Chittenden Edwin/Edward Ball and Tillizelle Pauline Tally. Sarah was the daughter of Wyatt Marshall Hoffman and Anna Walker.
Chad’s maternal grandfather was Pat Hinds Thompson (the son of William David Thompson and Helen Annie Bishop). Pat was born in Mississippi. William was the son of Albert Sidney Thompson and Lula Alma Henderson. Helen was the daughter of David Hinds Bishop and Daisy Belmont Bufkin.
Chad’s maternal grandmother was named Lucy Ann Edwards (the daughter of Jesse Edwards and Myrtie). Lucy was born in Mississippi.
Chad’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Bernard Wolf, Jr., on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Chad’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Bernard Wolf, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Chad’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Bernard Wolf – https://www.newspapers.com
Genealogy of Chad’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Ophelia Couvillion/Couvillon – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Chad’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary Gerdes (Grant) Wolf – https://www.newspapers.com
Obituary of Chad’s paternal grandmother, Helene Elizabeth (Ball) Wolf – http://freepages.rootsweb.com
Genealogy of Chad’s maternal grandfather, Pat Hinds Thompson – https://www.findagrave.com