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ⓘ Richard Warren was a passenger on the Mayflower on its 1620 voyage from the Old World to the New. He was one of the 41 signers of the Mayflower Compact. ..




Richard Warren
                                     

ⓘ Richard Warren

Richard Warren was a passenger on the Mayflower on its 1620 voyage from the Old World to the New. He was one of the 41 signers of the Mayflower Compact.

                                     

1. Descendants

His descendants in the United States are legion and include many notable Americans:

  • astronaut Alan Shepard,
  • writers Henry David Thoreau and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,
  • chef Julia Child, and many more.
  • Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright,
  • childrens author Laura Ingalls Wilder,
  • Lavinia Warren the wife of General Tom Thumb,
  • aviator Amelia Earhart,
  • United States Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan,
  • United States President Franklin Delano Roosevelt,
  • actors Richard Gere, Orson Welles, and Joanne Woodward,
  • Tonight Show host Johnny Carson,
  • American Civil War general and United States President Ulysses S. Grant,