Charlie Munger

Famous Kin of
Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway


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William Malet

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

Sir William de Huntingfield

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

William Greene

2nd Governor of Rhode Island

2nd cousin 7 times removed via John Greene Jr.

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

2nd cousin 13 times removed via Sir John Fogge

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via William Almy

King Henry VIII

King of England

3rd cousin 14 times removed via Richard Woodville

Samuel Ward King

15th Governor of Rhode Island

4th cousin 5 times removed via John Greene Jr.

Robert Townsend

Member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution

4th cousin 6 times removed via William Almy

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 13 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Jane Seymour

3rd Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 13 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

4th cousin 13 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

J. A. Folger

Founder of Folger Coffee Company

5th cousin 4 times removed via Giles Slocum

Julia (Ward) Howe

Author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”

5th cousin 4 times removed via John Greene Jr.

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Cooke

Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

6th cousin 1 time removed via Caleb Carr Jr.

Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil

6th cousin 3 times removed via Giles Slocum

Hetty Green

“The Witch of Wall Street”

6th cousin 3 times removed via Giles Slocum

Lucretia (Rudolph) Garfield

First Lady of President James Garfield

6th cousin 4 times removed via John Greene

George Romney

43rd Governor of Michigan

7th cousin 1 time removed via Philippa Greene

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Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

7th cousin 2 times removed via John Munger

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

7th cousin 3 times removed via Henry Cooke

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Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

7th cousin 9 times removed via Sir John Fray

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin via Philippa Greene

Abigail Folger

Charles Manson Murder Victim and Folger Coffee Heiress

8th cousin 1 time removed via Giles Slocum

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 2 times removed via Henry Cooke

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

8th cousin 2 times removed via Adam Mott

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via William Almy

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Greene of Gillingham, Dorsetshire

Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

9th cousin via John Greene Jr.

Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin via Samuel Cook

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Almy

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Almy

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Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

9th cousin 1 time removed via Henry Cooke

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Thurston

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Greene Jr.

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

9th cousin 1 time removed via Adam Mott

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via John Greene Jr.

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via William Almy

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Henry Cooke

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed via William Almy

Caesar Rodney

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

10th cousin 7 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Richard More

Mayflower Passenger

10th cousin 10 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

11th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Zachary Taylor

12th U.S. President

11th cousin 4 times removed via Humphrey Stafford

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

11th cousin 4 times removed via Humphrey Stafford

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

11th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

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

11th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Woodville

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John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

11th cousin 6 times removed via Richard Woodville

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Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Grindall

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Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Grindall

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

12th cousin 1 time removed via William Grindall

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

James Madison

4th U.S. President

12th cousin 4 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

12th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Woodville

Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 5 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

12th cousin 5 times removed via Richard Woodville

Aaron Burr

Killed Alexander Hamilton

12th cousin 6 times removed via Robert Poyntz

George Clinton

4th U.S. Vice President

12th cousin 8 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Alice (Lee) Roosevelt

First Wife of President Theodore Roosevelt

13th cousin via William Grindall

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Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

13th cousin via William Grindall

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

13th cousin 1 time removed via William Grindall

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John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

13th cousin 2 times removed via William Grindall

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

13th cousin 3 times removed via William Grindall

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

13th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Woodville

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

13th cousin 4 times removed via Richard Woodville

George Washington

1st U.S. President

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Benjamin Harrison V

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Thomas Nelson

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

DeWitt Clinton

6th Governor of New York

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

13th cousin 7 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 1 time removed via John Greville

Randolph Scott

Movie Actor

14th cousin 1 time removed via Humphrey Stafford

General Douglas MacArthur

U.S. Army - World War II

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Jack London

Author of “The Call of the Wild”

14th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

14th cousin 3 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

14th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Woodville

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John Brown

American Abolitionist

14th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Woodville

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William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

14th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Woodville

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Benjamin Harrison

23rd U.S. President

14th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

14th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Henry Harrison

9th U.S. President

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

George Mason

Father of the U.S. Bill of Rights

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

14th cousin 6 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

15th cousin via Humphrey Stafford

William H. Macy

TV and Movie Actor

15th cousin via Humphrey Stafford

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Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

15th cousin 1 time removed via Humphrey Stafford

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Fray

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

15th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

15th cousin 1 time removed via Humphrey Stafford

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Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

15th cousin 2 times removed via Humphrey Stafford

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Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

15th cousin 2 times removed via Humphrey Stafford

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Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

15th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Woodville

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James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

15th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Woodville

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Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

15th cousin 2 times removed via Humphrey Stafford

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Frank Nelson Doubleday

Founder of Doubleday & Co.

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Poyntz

Clarence Day

Author of Life with Father

15th cousin 3 times removed via Robert Poyntz

General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Harriet Martineau

Author of The Hour and the Man

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

C. W. Post

Founder of Post Cereals

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Charles Carnan Ridgely

15th Governor of Maryland

15th cousin 5 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

16th cousin via Sir John Fray

General George S. Patton

U.S. Army - World War II

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Adlai Stevenson II

31st Governor of Illinois

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

16th cousin via Sir John Fray

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

16th cousin via Sir John Fray

General George C. Marshall

Author of “The Marshall Plan”

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

16th cousin via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

16th cousin via Sir John Fray

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

16th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

16th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Pabenham

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James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

16th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

Adlai Stevenson III

U.S. Senator from Illinois

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

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Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

16th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Fray

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James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

16th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

16th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Humphrey Stafford

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

16th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

16th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Marjorie Post

Founder of General Foods

16th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

William Rufus Day

36th U.S. Secretary of State

16th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

16th cousin 4 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

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Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

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Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

17th cousin via Katherine Pabenham

Norman Rockwell

American Artist

17th cousin via Katherine Pabenham

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Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

Alan Turing

WWII Codebreaker of Nazi Enigma Machine

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

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Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

17th cousin via Katherine Pabenham

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J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

17th cousin via Richard Woodville

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

17th cousin 1 time removed via Katherine Pabenham

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Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

Vincent Price

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

17th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

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Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

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Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed via Richard Woodville

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Katherine Pabenham

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Woodville

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

17th cousin 2 times removed via Richard Woodville

Stephen A. Douglas

Participated in Lincoln-Douglas Debates

17th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Admiral Richard Byrd

Polar Explorer

17th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

17th cousin 3 times removed via Richard Woodville

Harry F. Byrd

50th Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir Thomas Aylesbury

Melvyn Douglas

Movie Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 3 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

18th cousin via Robert Poyntz

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin via Robert Poyntz

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

18th cousin via Robert Poyntz

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

18th cousin via Robert Poyntz

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers

18th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Poyntz

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Allen Dulles

5th Director of the C.I.A.

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

John Foster Dulles

52nd U.S. Secretary of State

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Olivia De Havilland

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

Joan Fontaine

Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via Ralph de Stafford

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Barbara (Pierce) Bush

First Lady of President George H.W. Bush

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Warin Trussell

Calvin Coolidge

30th U.S. President

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Harper Lee

Author of To Kill a Mockingbird

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Truman Capote

Author of In Cold Blood

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Nicholas Poyntz

Jesse James

Outlaw, Bank Robber, Murderer

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Vachel Lindsay

American Poet

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Orson Welles

Radio, Stage, and Movie Actor

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Illeana Douglas

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

20th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Christian Herter

59th Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin via Ralph de Stafford

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Sally Ride

1st American Woman in Space

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir Warin Trussell

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford

Meghan Markle

Duchess of Sussex, TV Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Ralph de Stafford


Charlie Munger photo by Nick Webb (CC BY 2.0)