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Lee de Forest

Ancestry of
Lee de Forest

Pioneer of Radio and Talking Pictures


The family tree for Lee de Forest is still in progress.

The family tree for Lee de Forest should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research into famous people who have a kinship to this person. Research devoted solely to this person has either not yet taken place or it is currently in progress. As with all family trees on this website, the sources for each ancestor are listed on the family group pages so that you can personally judge the reliability of the information.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Lee de Forest

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Grace (Goodhue) Coolidge

First Lady of President Calvin Coolidge

8th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

7th cousin 2 times removed
via William Swift

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Jane Clark

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Nathaniel Warren

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Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

8th cousin
via Richard Warren

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J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

8th cousin
via Thomas Burgess

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed
via Jireh Swift

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

8th cousin
via Richard Warren

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Benjamin Nye

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Richard Warren

(c1578 - 1628)
Mayflower passenger 1620

7th great-grandfather

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Laura Ingalls-Wilder

Author of Little House on the Prairie

7th cousin
via Nathaniel Warren

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Burgess

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 3 times removed
via William Swift

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William Swift

(c1593 - c1642/3)
Great Migration Immigrant 1634

6th great-grandfather

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Thomas Burgess

(c1603 - 1684/5)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

7th great-grandfather

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin
via Jane Clark

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William Sprague

27th Governor of Rhode Island

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Jane Clark

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Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Warren

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General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Burgess

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