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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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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Patrick de Chaworth

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

18th cousin 2 times removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

15th cousin 3 times removed
via John de Welles

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

17th cousin
via Sir Maurice de Berkeley

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

15th cousin 4 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

16th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Thomas de Beauchamp

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John King

(c1600 - c1662)
Great Migration Immigrant 1639

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Edmund Plantagenet

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John Davis

14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Hugh de Kevelioc

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John Davis

14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin
via Sir Roger de Quincy

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John Davis

14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts

11th cousin 3 times removed
via William Mainwaring

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John Davis

14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts

12th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir Robert Corbet

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

21st cousin
via Hugh de Kevelioc

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

13th cousin 1 time removed
via William Mainwaring

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John Davis Long

32nd Governor of Massachusetts

14th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Robert Corbet

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

14th cousin 2 times removed
via William Mainwaring

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Robert Corbet

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

21st cousin
via John, King of England

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via William de Beauchamp

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

19th cousin
via Elizabeth de Badlesmere

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Steve McQueen

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via William de Braiose

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James C. Jones

10th Governor of Tennessee

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Edward I, King of England

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James C. Jones

10th Governor of Tennessee

18th cousin 3 times removed
via John, King of England

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