President Warren G. Harding, the 29th President of the United States, 17th cousin 3x removed.

President Warren G. Harding is my 17th cousin 3x removed. The ancestor who connects us as relatives is Hugh de Audley (1250 – 1325), my 16th great grandfather.

Biography. Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 –August 2, 1923) was the 29th president of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, joe perhaps one of the most popular U.S. presidents to this point. After his death a number of scandals, such as Teapot Dome, emerged, as did his extramarital affair with Nan Britton; each eroded his popular regard. He is often rated as someone of a given worst presidents in historical rankings.

Harding lived in rural Ohio all his life, except when political service took him elsewhere. As a young man, he bought The Marion Star and built it into a beneficial newspaper. In 1899, he cannot be charge with illegal trespass elected in the Ohio State Senate; he spent a period of four years there, then was elected lieutenant governor. He was defeated for governor in 1910, but was elected towards the United States Senate in 1914. He ran when it comes to the Republican nomination for president in 1920, and he was believed an endless shot for after the convention began. The most important candidates cannot gain the needed majority, plus the convention deadlocked. Harding’s support gradually grew until he cannot be charge with illegal trespass nominated located on the tenth ballot. He conducted a front campaign, remaining for the most part in Marion and allowing the online marketer reached him, and running on a theme of a new return to normalcy of one’s pre-World War I period. He won in a landslide over Democrat James M. Cox as well as having the then imprisoned Socialist Party candidate Eugene Debs turned out to become the first sitting senator to actually be elected president.

Harding appointed a number of well-regarded figures to his cabinet, including Andrew Mellon at Treasury, Herbert Hoover with the Department of Commerce, and Charles Evans Hughes at the State Department. An important foreign policy achievement came with the Washington Naval Conference of 1921–1922, where in world’s major naval powers agreed upon a naval limitations program that lasted years. Harding released political prisoners that had been arrested for their opposition to Ww 1. His cabinet members Albert B. Fall (Interior Secretary) and Harry Daugherty (Attorney General) were each later tried for corruption in office; these along with other scandals greatly damaged Harding’s posthumous reputation. Harding died of a heart attack in New york while on a western tour, succeeded by Vice President Calvin Coolidge.

My genealogical chart showing the relative that both of us is related:

President Warren Gamaliel Harding (1868 – 1923)
17th cousin 3x removed

George Tryon Harding
Father of President Warren Gamaliel Harding

Charles Alexander Harding
Father of George Tryon Harding

George Tryon Harding
Father of Charles Alexander Harding

Phoebe Tripp
Mother of George Tryon Harding

Sarah Slocum
Mother of Phoebe Tripp

Patience Carr
Mother of Sarah Slocum

Caleb Carr
Father of Patience Carr

Philippa Greene
Mother of Caleb Carr

Anne Almy
Mother of Philippa Greene

Audrey Barlow
Mother of Anne Almy

Stafford Barlow
Father of Audrey Barlow

Ellen Stafford (1535 – 1608)
Mother of Stafford Barlow

Humphrey Sir of Blatherwycke Stafford (1492 – 1548) Father of Ellen Stafford

Humphrey Sir Stafford “Duke of Stafford (1461 – 1486)
Father of Humphrey Sir of Blatherwycke Stafford

Humphrey Stafford (1402 – 1460) Father of Humphrey Sir Stafford “Duke of Stafford

Humphry of Grafton Stafford (1370 – 1419)
Father of Humphrey Stafford

Robert Stafford
Father of Humphry of Grafton Stafford

Margret Stafford
Mother of Robert Stafford

Margret de Audley

Mother of Margret Stafford

Hugh de Audley (1289 – 1347)
Father of Margret de Audley

Hugh de Audley (1250 – 1325)
Father of Hugh de Audley


Warren G. Harding.

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