January 1, 1970

Churchill was:

Churchill himself would probably have been most intrigued to learn he was 4th cousin twice removed of Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War general and eighteenth president of the United States. He was also related to Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was his 7th cousin.

See Gregory Bell Smith’s The American Ancestry of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill , a reference work that traces various family lines.

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