"Did you know that the 2012 U.S. presidential candidates President Barack Obama & Governor Mitt Romney are related to each other? Get the skinny on who's who in Obama and Romney's family trees. Find out how the 2012 U.S. presidential hopefuls are related and learn other fun genealogy facts about the candidates running in this year’s presidential election in this special Infographic by GenealogyBank.com.
"Explore Obama and Romney’s family ties in common and their genealogical relationships to English royalty, former United States presidents, Hollywood celebrities and American Wild West outlaws. See old baby pictures of Obama and Romney with their parents, discover when and where they were born and much more!"
See Tom Kermp's blog post, Obama & Romney Are Related! Genealogy Infographic for more information.
Isn't that fascinating!! The Infographic doesn't define the level of cousinhood through Edward I - my count says it's on the order of 20th cousins.
My thanks to Tom for letting me share this Infographic on my blog.
Of course, I am related to both candidates also. See:
* I'm Mitt Romney's (Distant) Cousin
* Yep, Barack Obama is my cousin!
And see My Presidential Cousins for my known connections (plus Barack Obama now!).
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