Friday, December 30, 2005

Grand Trivia Question #11 (Answered by Jane)

The Sons-in-Law
In 1924 Al Smith deadlocked for the Democratic nomination for President with the son-in-law of an American President. A third dark horse candidate got the nomination but Republican Calvin Coolidge got the Presidency. Who was the son-in-law candidate and who was his father-in-law President? Bonus: Who is the only son-in-law of a President to actually succeed in becoming an American President?

Ah, Jane (again!!) has searched out the answers:

William McAdoo (above) was the son-in-law of

Rome's favorite son, Woodrow Wilson.

As indicated in an earlier post --

Jefferson Davis (above) was the son-in-law of

Zachary Taylor (Second cousin of both Jane and the Great Triviator)


Blogger JBL said...

William McAdoo son in law of Woodrow Wilson. (thanks to Google)
I can't find the answer to the bonus question.

5:43 PM  
Blogger Terrell said...

Jane! Way to go again! But you can find the bonus by carefully studying (as everyone should) this website.

6:06 PM  
Blogger Jane said...

Jefferson Davis!!

11:58 AM  
Blogger Terrell said...


Jane is the undisputed Trivia Champion of the Week!!

12:51 PM  

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