Birth Name: Charles David Todd
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 8, 1972
*English, distant Scottish (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Chuck Todd is an American television journalist. He hosts the show Meet the Press.
Chuck’s father had English ancestry. Chuck’s mother is Jewish (of Russian Jewish, Latvian Jewish, and Hungarian Jewish descent). Chuck was raised Jewish.
Chuck is married to Kristian Denny Todd.
Chuck’s paternal grandfather was Meryl Lynn Todd (the son of Charles Samuel Todd and Marie Eleanor Martin). Meryl was born in Iowa. Chuck’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of John Alrah Todd and Margaret Jane Parsons. Marie Eleanor was the daughter of W. H. Martin and Julia H.
Chuck’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Gilchrist Moore (the daughter of Stanley Dean Moore and Ruth Esther Battis/Cummings). Margaret was born in Iowa. Stanley was the son of Martin Henry Moore and Elizabeth Helen Ratcliffe. Ruth was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Cummings and Mary Maud Battis.
Chuck’s maternal grandfather was Benjamin “Ben” Bernstein (the son of Joseph Morris Bernstein and Sarah Zipporah/Pearl Weintraub). Benjamin was born in Illinois. Joseph was born in Chataine, Bessarabia, the son of Itzchok Bernstein. Sarah was born in Russia, the daughter of Samuel Weintraub and Freida.
Chuck’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Cecil Balkin (the daughter of Hershal/Harry Bernard Balkin and Regina/Rose Gyory). Dorothy was born in Illinois. Hershal was born in Chicago, to parents from Latvia, Bernard Balkin, from Goldingen, and Leah/Lena Steinborn. Chuck’s great-grandmother Regina was born in Chicago, to parents from Hungary, Ignatz Gluck/Gyory, from Mihfalfah, and Lena Weiss.
Sources: Genealogy of Chuck Todd – http://www.genealogy.com
Genealogy of Chuck Todd (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com