Ezra Cornell

Famous Kin of
Ezra Cornell

Co-Founder of Cornell University,
Founder of Western Union


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Alonzo B. Cornell

25th Governor of New York

Son

William Ellery

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Elizabeth (Kortright) Monroe

First Lady of President James Monroe

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

Sir Robert Laird Borden

8th Prime Minister of Canada

4th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell Jr.

Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

4th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Cornell Jr.

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 2 times removed via Anthony Eames

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

4th cousin 2 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Nelson Eddy

Movie Actor and Singer

4th cousin 3 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Slim Pickens

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 3 times removed via Hugh Mosher

Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer

4th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell Jr.

George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

4th cousin 5 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

4th cousin 5 times removed via Hugh Mosher

George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

4th cousin 6 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

4th cousin 6 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

4th cousin 6 times removed via Ephraim Pierce

Clement Clarke Moore

Author of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

5th cousin via Thomas Cornell

James Garfield

20th U.S. President

5th cousin 1 time removed via John Holbrook

Joseph Wharton

Founder of the Wharton School of Business

5th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Cornell

William Sprague

14th Governor of Rhode Island

5th cousin 1 time removed via Anthony Eames

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William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

5th cousin 2 times removed via Michael Pierce

Richard Nixon

37th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Jimmy Carter

39th U.S. President

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

5th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Cornell

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Cornell

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 5 times removed via Thomas Cornell