Birth Name: Gregory Martin Itzin
Date of Birth: April 20, 1948
Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Date of Death: July 8, 2022
*Irish, English (mother)
Gregory Itzin was an American film and television actor. He is known for his role as President Logan on the show 24.
Gregory was the son of Evelyn Loretta (Smith) and Martin Joseph Itzin. During his teen years, his family moved to his father’s native Burlington, Wisconsin, where his father became mayor. Gregory was married to Judie Goldman, with whom he had two children.
Gregory’s paternal grandfather was William/Will Albert Itzin (the son of John Valentine Itzin and Amelia/Emilia Elizabeth Maas). William was born in Wisconsin. John was the son of German parents, Georg Friedrich Itzin, from Binzen, Baden-Württemberg, and Genova “Eva” Huber. Amelia’s parents were also German.
Gregory’s paternal grandmother was Mary Gertrude Ehlen (the daughter of Joseph Ehlen and Frances Kresken). Mary was born in Iowa. Joseph was the son of German parents, Nicklaus Ehlen and Mary Anna Hess, who was born in Nordrhein-Westfale. Frances was also the daughter of German parents, Bernard Kresken and Gertrude Ritmann/Rittmann, who was born in Westphalia.
Gregory’s maternal grandfather was named Irving J. Smith. Irving was born in Connecticut.
Gregory’s maternal grandmother was named Nellie/Helen G. O’Brien. Nellie was Irish.
Sources: Genealogy of Gregory Itzin (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.itzin.com
Genealogy of Gregory’s father – https://www.findagrave.com
Gregory’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Gregory’s father – http://www.legacy.com
Gregory’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org