Henry Luce

Famous Kin of
Henry Luce

Co-Founder of Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated magazines


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Jonathan Trumbull

20th Governor of Connecticut

5th great-granduncle via Joseph Trumbull

Elihu Root

38th U.S. Secretary of State

1st cousin 2 times removed via Elihu Root

John Trumbull

American Painter

1st cousin 6 times removed via Joseph Trumbull

Oliver Wolcott

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Drake

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 4 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

John Brown

American Abolitionist

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Higley

Johnny Appleseed

aka John Chapman

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Trumbull of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England

John Fitch

Inventor of 1st U.S. Steamboat

4th cousin 5 times removed via Gerard Spencer

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Constance Fenimore Woolson

Victorian Novelist and Poet

5th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American Poet

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Leonard

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Drake Jr.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Ellen Louise (Axson) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

John Hinckley, Jr.

Shot President Ronald Reagan

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

6th cousin 3 times removed via John Drake Jr.

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin via Medad Pomeroy

Gloria Vanderbilt

Fashion Designer

7th cousin via Medad Pomeroy

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

7th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

7th cousin 1 time removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Anderson Cooper

Television Journalist

7th cousin 1 time removed via Medad Pomeroy

Howard Hawks

Movie Director

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Higley

Charles Curtis

31st U.S. Vice-President

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Stephen Crane

Author of The Red Badge of Courage

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake Jr.

George Eastman

Founder of Eastman Kodak Company

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

7th cousin 2 times removed via Medad Pomeroy

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John Wayne

Movie Actor

8th cousin via Joseph Trumbull

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

8th cousin via John Leonard

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin via Dr. Henry Woodward

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

8th cousin via Thomas Spencer

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Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

8th cousin via Dr. Henry Woodward

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

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Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Author of Tarzan and John Carter

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

Bess (Wallace) Truman

First Lady of President Harry S Truman

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

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Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Root

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Marlon Brando

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Leonard

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Spencer

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

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Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

8th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Trumbull

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

8th cousin 2 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Buckminster Fuller

Author, Architect, and Inventor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Drake

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

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Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leonard

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Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

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Amy Adams

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Trumbull

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

8th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

8th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

8th cousin 3 times removed via Dr. Henry Woodward

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

9th cousin via Gerard Spencer

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Margaret Hamilton

Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of OZ

9th cousin via Gerard Spencer

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Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake Jr.

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Gerard Spencer

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Moore

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gerard Spencer

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Root

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Janis Joplin

Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 3 times removed via John Root

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

9th cousin 3 times removed via Gerard Spencer

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed via John Root

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via John Moore

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Drake