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Charles Curtis

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Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President


Who was Charles Curtis?

Charles Curtis was the 31st Vice President of the United States. His great-grandmother was Wy-he-see, daughter of White Plume, Chief of the Kaws, and granddaughter of White Hair, Chief of the Osages. This made Charles Curtis the first person to reach the two highest offices of the U. S. executive branch who had significant Native American ancestry. He spent part of his childhood being raised by his grandparents on the Kaw Reservation.

Famous Kin

Charles Curtis had a number of U.S. Presidential kin including Franklin Pierce, Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge, Gerald Ford, Rutherford B. Hayes, and both Presidents Bush. U.S. Vice Presidential kin include Levi Parsons Morton and Charles Dawes. Family connections to U.S. First Ladies include Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower and Ellen Louise (Axon) Wilson.

Some literary legends among Charles Curtis's family tree include poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, author Harriet Beecher Stowe, poet Emily Dickinson, author Helen Keller, and author Ernest Hemingway. Celebrities with family connections to Charles Curtis include Clint Eastwood, John Wayne, Lucille Ball, Matt Damon, Humphrey Bogart, Shirley Temple, Christopher Reeve, Jodie Foster, Janis Joplin, and Kate Upton.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Charles Curtis

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Kellogg

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Joanna

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Michael Bennet

U.S. Senator from Colorado

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Dr. Jill Biden

First Lady of President Joseph Biden

7th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Post Malone

American Rapper

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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Post Malone

American Rapper

8th cousin 6 times removed
via William Stebbins

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Bronson

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Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 2 times removed
via John Merrill

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Bronson

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Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed
via John Merrill

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Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

8th cousin 3 times removed
via John Bronson

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Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

6th cousin 3 times removed
via John Merrill

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Mark Hopkins, Jr.

Co-founder, Central Pacific R.R.

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Martyn Kellogg

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Mark Hopkins, Jr.

Co-founder, Central Pacific R.R.

5th cousin 2 times removed
via Robert Day

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Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

4th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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John Bronson

(c1602 - c1680)
Great Migration Immigrant 1635

7th great-grandfather

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John Hopkins

(c1606 - c1654)
Great Migration Immigrant 1634

7th great-grandfather

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

9th cousin
via Roger Brownson

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Roger Brownson

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Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin
via John Hopkins

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Winthrop Rockefeller

37th Governor of Arkansas

8th cousin
via John Hopkins

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Roger Brownson

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Roger Brownson

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

8th cousin 1 time removed
via William Sedgwick

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Sedgwick

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