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Category II. Noted pairs linked by marriage and blood through a lesser-known third party.


George Washington's (American president) step-great-granddaughter, Mary Ann Custis, was married to Robert E. Lee (Confederate general)

Zachary Taylor's (American president) daughter Sarah was married to Jefferson Davis (Confederate president)

Carl Maria von Weber (German composer) was the first cousin of Constanze Weber Mozart, who was married to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Austrian composer)

Jackie Kennedy Onasis (American first lady) shared a stepfather, Hugh Auchincloss, with Gore Vidal (American author)

Franz Liszt's (Hungarian composer and pianist) daughter Cosima was married to Richard Wagner (German composer)

Winston Churchill's (British prime minister) daughter-in-law Pamela was married to Averill Harriman (American diplomat and New York governor)

Winston Churchill's (British prime minister) stepfather, George Cornwallis-West, was married to Mrs. Patrick Campbell (British stage actress and confidant of George Bernard Shaw)

Tony Blair (British prime minister) is married to Cherie Booth Blair, who is the great-great-great granddaughter of the late John Wilkes Booth (American actor and assassin of Abraham Lincoln)

Everett Dirksen's (U.S. senator and Minority leader from Illinois) daughter Joy was married to Howard Baker, Jr. (U.S. senator and Majority leader from Tennessee)

Charles Percy's (former U.S. senator from Illinois) daughter Sharon is married to John D. Rockefeller, 4th (U.S. senator from West Virginia)

Barbara Boxer (U.S. senator from California) is the mother-in-law of Tony Rodham, the brother of Hillary Rodham Clinton (U.S. senator from New York)

Theodore Roosevelt's (American president) daughter Alice was married to Nicholas Longworth (Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives)

Lincoln Diaz-Balart (U.S. congressman from Florida) is the nephew of Mirta Diaz-Balart, who was married to Fidel Castro (Cuban dictator). Their son, Fidelito, is a first cousin of the congressman.

Pablo Picasso's (Spanish painter and sculptor) common-law wife, Francoise Gilot, was married to Jonas Salk (developer of the polio vaccine)

Arturo Toscanini's (Italian-American conductor) daughter Wanda was married to Vladimir Horowitz (Russian-American pianist)

Richard Widmark's (American actor) daughter Anne is married to Sandy Koufax (baseball's star pitcher)

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (American actor) is the son of the late Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. who was married to Alma Gluck (American opera singer)

Dina Merrill (American actress) is the first cousin of the late Barbara Hutton, who was married to Cary Grant (American actor)

The late Gary Cooper's (American actor) daughter, Maria, is married to Byron Janis (American pianist)

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