David McCullough

Famous Kin of
David McCullough

Historian, Author and TV Narrator


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John Brown

American Abolitionist

4th cousin 4 times removed via John Loomis

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 6 times removed via Robert White

Wash Loomis

Leader of the Loomis Gang

5th cousin 3 times removed via John Loomis

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

6th cousin 2 times removed via Daniel Loomis

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

6th cousin 2 times removed via John Loomis

Millard Fillmore

13th U.S. President

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Smith

Founder of the Mormon Church

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Henry Wells

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

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

6th cousin 3 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

7th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

7th cousin 2 times removed via John White

Lee B. Loomis

Founder of Loomis Armored Car Service

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Joseph Glidden

Inventor of Barbed Wire

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Judson Harmon

45th Governor of Ohio

7th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Ulysses S. Grant

18th U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

7th cousin 3 times removed via Robert White

J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

8th cousin via John Loomis

Richard Gere

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Boude

Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 1 time removed via John White

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Crow

Meryl Streep

Movie Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Twining Jr.

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via John Loomis

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Sydney Biddle Barrows

Mayflower Madam

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Loomis

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Loomis

John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Loomis

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

9th cousin via Joseph Boude

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

9th cousin via Joseph Boude

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via John Crow

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Norman Rockwell

American Artist

9th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Marie Osmond

Singer, Actress and Doll Designer

9th cousin via John Crow

Donny Osmond

Singer, Actor and Dancer

9th cousin via John Crow

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Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

9th cousin via Joseph Boude

Dan Quayle

44th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin via Joseph Loomis

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Crow

Sigourney Weaver

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Loomis

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Amy Adams

Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Burt Reynolds

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 3 times removed via John White

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 3 times removed via John White

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 3 times removed via John White

Mike Love

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

9th cousin 3 times removed via John White

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

9th cousin 4 times removed via Joseph Loomis

Kevin Love

NBA All-Star Player

9th cousin 4 times removed via John White

Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin via Robert White

Anthony Perkins

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Robert White

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

10th cousin via Robert White

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

10th cousin 1 time removed via Robert White

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Ring

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

10th cousin 2 times removed via Robert White

Avril Lavigne

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 2 times removed via Elizabeth Ring


David McCullough photo by Brett Weinstein (CC BY-SA 2.5)