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Allen Dulles

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Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.


Who was Allen Dulles?

Allen Dulles was the 5th Director of the Central Intellegence Agency (C.I.A.). He is noted as the first civilian to ever hold the post, and to have been the director longer than anyone else. During his tenure, he oversaw projects such as the U2 spy plane, coups in Guatamala and Iran, and the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba. Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Allen Dulles served as a member of the Warren Commission which concluded that assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

Famous Kin

Allen Dulles belonged to one of the United States's most politically connected families that included his brother John Foster Dulles (52nd U.S. Secretary of State) and grandfather John W. Foster (32nd U.S. Secretary of State). His presidential connections include William Howard Taft, Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin Pierce, Zachary Taylor, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a number of others.

Allen Dulles is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger William Brewster and has a kinship to fellow passenger Edward Winslow. He also has royal connections to the current royal family through both Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth II, and he is a direct descendant of King Edward I.

Celebrity kin to Allen Dulles include, but is not limited to, actors Clint Eastwood, Bing Crosby, Shirley Temple, Jane Fonda, Ted Danson, Sigourney Weaver, Raquel Welch, and John Wayne.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Allen Dulles

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Edward Norton

Movie Actor

7th cousin 4 times removed
via John Turner

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William B. Washburn

28th Governor of Massachusetts

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Winslow

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Emory Washburn

22nd Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Peter T. Washburn

31st Governor of Vermont

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Winslow

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Lothrop

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Horace Austin

6th Governor of Minnesota

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Christopher Huntington

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir William de Ros

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Adgate

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Philip le Despencer

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Richard FitzAlan

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Simon Huntington Jr.

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin
via John de Mowbray

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Thomas de Beauchamp

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 2 times removed
via William Mainwaring

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Edward Winslow

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin
via Agnes Crophull

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Robert Corbet

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Edmund Ferrers

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

21st cousin
via Sir Roger de Grey

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Mary Marvin

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

7th cousin
via Samuel Lothrop

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

7th cousin
via Christopher Huntington

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Willard Rockwell

Founder, Rockwell International

8th cousin
via Thomas Bliss

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