POLITICAL GENEALOGY

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Joe Biden’s Roots

“Megan — I truly appreciate what you’ve done for me. My Mom would be so very proud. Love ya! Joe Biden” (Irish America, pages 56–59)

By now, just about everyone knows how proud Joe Biden is of his Irish heritage. I began researching his roots even before he became Vice President and wrote about his 5/8 Irish ancestry in 2013. That same year, I had the opportunity to meet him when he was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame, and since then, as is typical of his welcoming…

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Megan Smolenyak

Megan Smolenyak

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Genealogical adventurer & storyteller who loves solving mysteries! You may not know me, but chances are you’ve seen my work. (www.MeganSmolenyak.com)