Paul Walter Hauser
Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 15, 1986
Ethnicity: German, Irish, small amount of Polish
Paul Walter Hauser is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He stars in the film Richard Jewell (2019) as the title real life individual.
His father, The Rev. Paul Hauser, is a Lutheran minister, as were/are his grandfather, great-grandfather, two great-great-grandfathers, and brother.
Paul’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. J. George Hauser (Jean George Hauser, the son of The Rev. Martin Gotlieb/Gottlieb Wilhelm Hauser and Emma Schmidt). The Rev. J. George was born in Minnesota. The Rev. Martin was the son of The Rev. Karl/Karol Hauser, who was born in New Rauschnitz, Austria, which is possibly Neu Raußnitz (Rousínov), Czech Republic; and of Wilhelmina Marie Katherina “Minna” Volkert, who was of German origin. Emma’s parents were German.
Paul’s great-great-grandfather The Rev. Karl Hauser was the son of Stefan Hauser and Johanna Feiertag. He was a minister in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Some sources state that The Rev. Karl was born Jewish. It is not clear if this is accurate.
Paul’s paternal grandmother is Hildegarde/Hildegard L. Kionka (the daughter of Paul Carl Kionka and Emma Louise Mueller). Hildegarde was born in Wisconsin. Paul was the son of The Rev. Paul John Kionka, who was born in Wołczyn, Opolskie, Poland, and of Marie Alice Klein, who was of German origin, with roots in Landkreis Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg. Emma was also of German descent.
Paul’s maternal grandfather was Walter John Zipf (the son of Walter John Zipf and Anna Bary). Walter was born in New Jersey. Paul’s great-grandfather Walter’s father was German. Anna’s parents were Irish.
Paul’s maternal grandmother was Anne/Anna Sophia Cummings (the daughter of John Cummings and Elise/Elizabeth). Anne was born in New Jersey.
Sources: Paul’s paternal grandfather, J. George Hauser, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Paul’s paternal grandfather, The Rev. J. George Hauser – https://www.legacy.com
Birth record of Paul’s paternal great-grandfather, Martin Gotlieb/Gottlieb Wilhelm Hauser – https://www.familysearch.org
Paul’s paternal great-grandparents, Paul Carl Kionka and Emma Louise Mueller, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Paul’s paternal great-grandfather, Paul Carl Kionka – https://www.findagrave.com
Marriage record of Paul’s maternal great-grandparents, Walter John Zipf and Anna – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Paul’s maternal grandmother, Anne/Anna Sophia (Cummings) Zipf – https://www.robersonfh.com