President Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States, 13th cousin 4x removed

President Woodrow Wilson is my 13tyh cousin 4x removed. The ancestor who connects us as relative is, Joan de Beaufort Plantagenet HRH Queen Consort, Princess of England of Scots (1404 – 1445), my 16th great grandmother.

Biography. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was a statesman, lawyer, and academic who served clearly as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served clearly as the president of Princeton University and because the 34th governor of latest Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, he oversaw the passage of progressive legislative policies unparalleled until the New Deal in 1933. He also led the u s a into World War I in 1917, establishing an activist foreign policy often known as “Wilsonianism.”

Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Harris & Ewing bw photo portrait, 1919.jpg

Born in Staunton, Virginia, Wilson spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia, and Columbia, Sc. After earning a Ph.D. in politics from Johns Hopkins University (Wilson is the only president by using a doctorate), Wilson taught at various schools before becoming the president of Princeton. As governor of latest Jersey from 1911 to 1913, Wilson broke with party bosses and won the passage of many progressive reforms. His success in Area gave him a national reputation being a progressive reformer, also the ceo won the presidential nomination with the 1912 Democratic National Convention. Wilson defeated incumbent Republican President William Howard Taft and Progressive Party nominee Theodore Roosevelt to win the 1912 presidential election, becoming the first Southerner to get elected president because the American The civil war conflict.

During his first term, Wilson presided during the passage of his progressive New Freedom domestic agenda. His first major priority was the passage of one’s Revenue Act of 1913, which lowered tariffs and implemented a federal income tax. Later tax acts implemented analysis estate tax and raised the highest income tax rate to 77 percent. Wilson also presided within the passage of a given The united states federal reserve Act, which formed a central banking system such as the Us federal reserve System. Two major laws, the Federal Trade Commission Act as well as having the Clayton Antitrust Act, were passed to regulate and getting a divorce large business interests generally known as trusts. Into the disappointment of his African-American supporters, Wilson allowed a number of his Cabinet members to segregate their departments. On top of the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Wilson maintained a policy of neutrality amongst the Allied Powersand the Central Powers. He won re-election by a narrow margin among the presidential election of 1916, defeating Republican nominee Charles Evans Hughes.

In early 1917, Wilson asked Congress for getting a declaration of war against Germany after Germany implemented a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare, and Congress complied. Wilson presided over war-time mobilization but devoted a large part of his efforts to foreign affairs, developing the Fourteen Points as a intention of post-war peace. After Germany signed an armistice in November 1918, Wilson and other Allied leaders took part inside the Paris Peace Conference, where Wilson advocated for the establishment regarding a multilateral organization referred to as League of Nations. The League of Nations was incorporated into the Treaty of Versailles and other treaties having the defeated Central Powers, but Wilson was unable to convince the Senate to ratify that treaty or enable the United States to affix the League. Wilson suffered a severe stroke in October 1919 and started incapacitated regarding the remainder of his presidency. He retired from public office in 1921, and died in 1924. Scholars generally rank Wilson as someone of the better U.S. president.

My genealogical chart showing the ancestor that we share who connects us as relatives:

President (Thomas) Woodrow Wilson (1856 – 1924)
13th cousin 4x removed

Joseph Ruggles Wilson (1822 – 1903)
Father of President (Thomas) Woodrow Wilson

James Wilson (1787 – 1850)
Father of Joseph Ruggles Wilson

Agnes Henderson (1746 – 1796)
Mother of James Wilson

John Henderson (1719 – 1768)
Father of Agnes Henderson

Alexander Henderson (1693 – 1755)
Father of John Henderson

John Henderson (1660 – 1746)
Father of Alexander Henderson

James Henderson (1630 – 1675)
Father of John Henderson

Sir John Henderson (1605 – 1650)
Father of James Henderson

Sir John Henderson (1564 – 1618)
Father of Sir John Henderson

Jean (Lady Murray of Tullibardine) Murray (1541 – 1614)
Mother of Sir John Henderson

Sir William Murray (1495 – 1562)
Father of Jean (Lady Murray of Tullibardine) Murray

Margaret Stewart (1466 – 1524)
Mother of Sir William Murray

First Earl John Stewart (1440 – 1512)
Father of Margaret Stewart
Joan de Beaufort Plantagenet HRH Queen Consort, Princess of England of Scots (1404 – 1445)

Reference

Woodrow Wilson. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodrow_Wilson


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