President Calvin Coolidge is my 16th cousin 3x removed. The ancestor who connects us together is Robert Charlton* (Cherlton) (1220 – 1300), my 15 great grandfather.
Biography. Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was a politician and lawyer who served as the 30th president of one’s the United States from 1923 to 1929. A Republican lawyer from Maine, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor. His reaction to the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation being a man of decisive action.
A subsequent year, that was transpiring elected vice president of one’s the United States, also the CEO succeeded towards the presidency-related to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding in 1923. Elected in his own correct in 1924, he gained a reputation being a small government conservative and likewise just like a man who said minimal and had a rather dry sense of humor.
Coolidge restored public confidence inside the White House following the scandals of his predecessor’s administration and left the office with considerable popularity. Being a Coolidge biographer wrote: “He embodied the spirit and dreams of the dead center class, could interpret their longings and express their opinions. That he did represent the genius of one’s average happens to be the most convincing evidence of his strength”.
Scholars have ranked Coolidge among the lower half of those presidents that they have assessed. He is praised by advocates of smaller government and laissez-faire economics, while supporters of an active central government generally view him less favorably, though most praise his stalwart support of racial equality.
My genealogical chart that shows the ancestor who connect us as relatives:
President (John) Calvin Coolidge (1872 – 1933)
16th cousin 3x removed
Victoria Josephine Moor (1845 – 1926)
Mother of President (John) Calvin Coolidge
Hiram Dunlap Moor
Father of Victoria Josephine Moor
Mother of Hiram Dunlap Moor
Father of Mary Davis
Mother of Nathaniel Davis
Mother of Susanna Lane
Father of Katherine Whiting
Elizabeth St. John
Mother of Samuel Whiting
Sarah Bulkeley (1574 – 1611)
Mother of Elizabeth St. John
Edward Dr Bulkeley (1540 – 1620)
Father of Sarah Bulkeley
Mother of Edward Dr Bulkeley
Mother of Elizabeth Grosvenor
Father of Anne Charlton
Father of Richard Charlton
Thomas de Knightley de Charlton
Father of Robert Charlton
Anna de Charlton
Mother of Thomas de Knightley de Charlton
Thomas de Charlton
Father of Anna de Charlton
Alan de Charlton (1318 – 1349)
Father of Thomas de Charlton
Alan Sir de de Charlton (1286 – 1360)
Father of Alan de Charlton
Robert Charlton* (Cherlton (1220 – 1300)
Calvin Coolidge. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvin_Coolidge