Bush–Davis–Walker family political line

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The Walker family is a family of politicians from the United States. Below is a list of members:

  • William P. Walker (1778–1858), Massachusetts State Representative, Massachusetts State Senator, Massachusetts Governor's Councilman, Probate Court Judge in Massachusetts 1824–1848. Father-in-law of Julius Rockwell and David Davis.[1]
    • Julius Rockwell (1805–1888), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1843–1851, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts 1854–1855, candidate for Governor of Massachusetts 1855. Son-in-law of William P. Walker.[2]
    • David Davis (1815–1886), Illinois State Representative 1845, delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention 1847, Circuit Court Judge in Illinois 1848–1862, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1860, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1862–1877, candidate for Liberal Republican Party nomination for President of the United States 1872, U.S. Senator from Illinois 1877–1883. Son-in-law of William P. Walker.[3]
    • Henry Winter Davis (1817–1865), U.S. Representative from Maryland 1855–1861 and 1863–1865. Cousin of David Davis.[4]
      • Francis W. Rockwell (1844–1929), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1884–1891. Son of Julius Rockwell.[5]
      • Prescott Bush (1895–1972), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1948 1956 1960, candidate for U.S. Senate from Connecticut 1950, U.S. Senator from Connecticut 1952–1963. Father of George H.W. Bush.[6]
        • George H. W. Bush (1924–present), delegate to the Republican National Convention 1964, candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas 1964–1970, U.S. Representative from Texas 1967–1971, U.S. Representative to the United Nations 1971–1973, Chairman of the Republican National Committee 1973–1974, U.S. Liaison to the People's Republic of China 1974–1975, candidate for Republican nomination for President of the United States 1980, Vice President of the United States 1981–1989, President of the United States 1989–1993. First cousin of George Herbert Walker III.
        • George Herbert Walker III (1931–present), U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, candidate for Republican nomination for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1992. First cousin of George H. W. Bush.[7]
        • John M. Walker, Jr. (1940–present), Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court Judge in New York 1985–1989. First cousin twice removed of David Davis.
        • Craig Roberts Stapleton (1945–present), U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic 2001–2004, U.S. Ambassador to France 2005–present. Cousin-in-law of George Herbert Walker III and John M. Walker, Jr..
          • David Davis IV (1906–1978), Illinois State Senator 1953–1967, delegate to the Illinois Constitutional Convention 1969 1970. Great-grandson of David Davis.[8]
          • George W. Bush (1946–present), candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 1978, delegate to the Republican National Convention 1988, Governor of Texas 1995–2000, President of the United States 2001–2009. Son of George H.W. Bush.[9]
          • John E. Bush (1953–present), Chairman of the Dade County, Florida Republican Party; Florida Secretary of Commerce 1987–1988; candidate for Governor of Florida 1994; Governor of Florida 1999–2007. Son of George H.W. Bush.[10]
          • Elizabeth Walker Field (1947–present), delegate to the Republican National Convention 2004. Cousin of George W. Bush.[11]

NOTE: George H. W. Bush is also fourth cousin five times removed of U.S. President Millard Fillmore, fifth cousin four times removed of U.S. President Franklin Pierce, seventh cousin four times removed of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, sixth cousin five times removed of U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, sixth cousin three times removed of U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes, fourth cousin three times removed of U.S. President James Garfield, seventh cousin twice removed of U.S. President Grover Cleveland, seventh cousin three times removed of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, sixth cousin three times removed of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, sixth cousin three times removed of U.S. President William Taft, tenth cousin of U.S. President Herbert Hoover, sixth cousin twice removed of U.S. President Calvin Coolidge, ninth cousin four times removed of U.S. President Richard Nixon, seventh cousin of U.S. President Gerald Ford. George W. Bush is also connected to U.S. Vice President Richard B. Cheney.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Index to Politicians: Walker, U to Z. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  2. ^ Index to Politicians: Rockwell. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  3. ^ Index to Politicians: Davis, C to D. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  4. ^ DAVIS, Henry Winter – Biographical Information. Bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  5. ^ ROCKWELL, Francis Williams – Biographical Information. Bioguide.congress.gov (1929-06-26). Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  6. ^ BUSH, Prescott Sheldon – Biographical Information. Bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  7. ^ George Herbert Walker III. Nndb.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  8. ^ Index to Politicians: Davis, C to D. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  9. ^ Index to Politicians: Bush. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  10. ^ Index to Politicians: Bush. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.
  11. ^ Index to Politicians: Field to Fieldman. The Political Graveyard. Retrieved on 2011-06-18.