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Phil Knight

Ancestry of
Phil Knight

Co-Founder, Nike Inc.


The family tree for Phil Knight is still in progress.

The family tree for Phil Knight 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 Phil Knight

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin
via Thomas Kilbourn

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Kilbourn

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Loomis

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via James Olmstead

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Samuel Butler

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Bronson

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

12th cousin
via Robert White

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John Bronson

(c1602 - c1680)
Great Migration Immigrant 1635

9th great-grandfather

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Richard Butler

(c1610 - 1684)
Great Migration Immigrant 1633

9th great-grandfather

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Joseph Loomis

(c1590 - 1658)
Great Migration Immigrant 1638

10th great-grandfather

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Butler

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Loomis

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Richard Butler

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Joseph Loomis

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Robert White

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Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Robert White

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Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Kilbourn

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John White

(c1597 - 1683/4)
Lyon passenger 1632

10th great-granduncle
via Robert White

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Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Loomis

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Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Robert White

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Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Robert White

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Robert White

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Winthrop Rockefeller

37th Governor of Arkansas

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Robert White

View entire list of famous kin for Phil Knight

Please note: The ancestor reports on this website have been compiled from thousands of different sources, many over 100 years old. These sources are attached to each ancestor so that you can personally judge their reliability. As with any good genealogical research, if you discover a link to your own family tree, consider it a starting point for further research. It is always preferable to locate primary records where possible. FamousKin.com cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy and reliability of these sources.


Phil Knight photo by Neon Tommy (CC BY-SA 1.0)