John Hinckley, Jr.

Famous Kin of
John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan


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Francis Edward Hinckley

Co-Founder of the University of Chicago

Great-grandfather

John Howland

Mayflower Passenger

9th great-grandfather

John Tilley

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

35th great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

36th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

38th great-grandfather

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Isaac Williams

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Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Joshua Robbins

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gorham

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Edwin D. Morgan

21st Governor of New York

3rd cousin 6 times removed via George Denison

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General Joseph Warren

Killed at Battle of Bunker Hill

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Robert Williams

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Howland

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

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General George B. McClellan

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

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James Youngs Smith

29th Governor of Rhode Island

4th cousin 4 times removed via Isaac Wheeler

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Thomas Waldo Story

English/American Sculptor

4th cousin 4 times removed via Benadam "Adam" Gallup

Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin

4th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Lathrop

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Benedict Arnold

Traitor of the American Revolution

4th cousin 5 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

4th cousin 6 times removed via Thomas Welles

Lyman Hall

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via William Chaplin

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 7 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

5th cousin 1 time removed via William Williams

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

5th cousin 4 times removed via Rev. John Lathrop