Howard Dean

Famous Kin of
Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont


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William Brewster

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

Stephen Hopkins

Mayflower Passenger

11th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

20th great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

21st great-grandfather

Hugh le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Gilbert de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

King Louis VI

King of France

25th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

26th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

31st great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

36th great-grandfather

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Edmund Sears

Boston Tea Party Participant

1st cousin 9 times removed via Paul Sears

Albert Henry Woolson

Last Surviving Union Veteran of the U.S. Civil War

2nd cousin 4 times removed via Ephraim Woolson

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Josiah Bartlett

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via John Emery Jr.

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 8 times removed via Thomas Paine Jr.

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Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Ann

Samuel Huntington

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Matthew Marvin

King Henry VIII

King of England

3rd cousin 14 times removed via Sir John Beaufort

Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Woolson

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Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet

4th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Woolson

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Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 5 times removed via Ann


Howard Dean photo by John Hoke (CC BY-SA 2.0)