106 Facts About Obama family


Obama's immediate family circle was the first family of the United States from 2009 to 2017, and are the first such family of African-American descent.

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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama family was born on January 17,1964 and is an American lawyer, university administrator, and writer who served as the First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

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Obama family is Barack Obama's wife, and was the first African-American first lady.

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Obama family subsequently worked as the associate dean of Student Services at the University of Chicago and the vice president for Community and External Affairs of the University of Chicago Medical Center.

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Obama family returned to speak at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and again during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she delivered a speech in support of the Democratic presidential nominee, and fellow first lady, Hillary Clinton.

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Barack and Michelle Obama family have two daughters: Malia Ann, born July 4,1998, and Natasha Marian, born June 10,2001.

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In July 2008, the Obama family gave an interview to the television series Access Hollywood.

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Obama family later said they regretted allowing the children to be included.

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The Obama family girls began classes there on January 5,2009; Malia graduated in 2016.

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Obama family spent the summer of 2016 working as an intern in the US Embassy in Madrid, Spain.

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Marian Robinson, Michelle Obama family's mother, resided in the White House during the Obama family presidency.

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Barack Obama family was raised by his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, and maternal grandparents Madelyn and Stanley Dunham.

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Obama family often referred to his family during his candidacy and two terms as president.

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The Bunches later moved to Tennessee; in 1834 a daughter moved to Kansas, where Obama family's mother was born four generations later.

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Obama family became an anthropologist, specializing in economic anthropology and rural development.

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Obama family earned her PhD degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and worked with the United States Agency for International Development, the Ford Foundation, and Women's World Banking, to promote the use of microcredit in order to combat global poverty.

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Obama family has said that his mother was the dominant figure of his formative years.

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Obama family served as a sergeant in the US Army during World War II, enlisting just after the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

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Obama family died in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is buried at the Punchbowl National Cemetery.

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Obama family has often described Payne's role in liberating the Ohrdruf forced labor camp.

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Obama family was the assistant director of the University of Chicago's Library.

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Obama family landed at Normandy's Omaha Easy Red Beach on D-Day plus four, and moved with troops in the fighting through France, Italy and Germany.

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Eleanor Dunham, Obama family's great-aunt, was the younger sister of Stanley Armour Dunham and Ralph Dunham.

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Obama family was the youngest daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham Sr.

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Obama family retired from civil service as an executive secretary.

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Margaret Arlene Payne, Obama family's great-aunt, was the younger sister of Madelyn Dunham and Charles Payne.

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Obama family was a professor of nutrition who taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Obama's family said that his maternal great-grandmother, Leona McCurry, was part Native American.

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Obama family reportedly held that as a "source of considerable shame" and "blanched whenever someone mentioned the subject and hoped to carry the secret to her grave".

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Obama's family said that his paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Dunham, died November 26,1926, from ptomaine poisoning.

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Obama family has a half-brother and half-sister, Yusuf and Aya Soetoro, from her father's second marriage.

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Obama family is married to Canadian-American Konrad Ng, with whom she has two daughters, Suhaila and Savita.

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Obama family is of Overseas Chinese descent, and his parents are from Kudat and Sandakan, two small towns in Sabah, Malaysia.

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Obama family married Maya Soetoro-Ng at the end of 2003 in Hawaii.

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Obama family was an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii's Academy of Creative Media.

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Obama family studied philosophy at McGill University and cultural studies at the University of Victoria before getting his PhD degree from University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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Obama family served as a private in Company A, 145th Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War.

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Obama family died July 17,1895, and is buried in the Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe, Kansas.

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Jonathan Singletary Dunham, born in 1640 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was one of Obama family's maternal eighth great-grandfathers and is his earliest ancestor known to be born in North America.

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The Obama family is concentrated in the western Kenyan province of Nyanza.

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Paternal grandfather to Barack Obama family, he was born Onyango Obama family.

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Barack Obama family relates finding in 1988 a British document, based on a 1928 ordinance, recording his grandfather as 35 years old.

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Obama family was tried in a magistrates' court either on charges of sedition or being a member of a banned organization.

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Obama family had difficulty walking, and his head was full of lice.

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Obama family said that he passed on the name of Hussein to his children, but not the religion.

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Obama family was Barack Obama's paternal grandmother, and the second wife of Hussein Onyango Obama.

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Obama family had three children with Onyango: daughters Sarah and Auma, and son Barack.

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Obama family's father was named Njango or Njoga, and she was born and raised in the Western Kenyan village of Karabondi.

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Obama family subsequently married again and moved to Tanganyika, now Tanzania.

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Obama family's mother conceived her after having given birth to another child and before resuming her menses.

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Obama family served in the ministries of transportation and finance.

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Aunt of US President Obama family and younger sister of his father, born to Hussein Onyango and second wife Habiba Akumu Obama family.

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Obama family was known for short as Sarah Obama; she was sometimes referred to as Sarah Ogwel, Sarah Hussein Obama, or Sarah Anyango Obama.

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Obama family lived in Nyang'oma Kogelo village, 30 miles west of western Kenya's main town, Kisumu, on the edge of Lake Victoria.

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On July 4,2008, Sarah Obama family attended the United States Independence Day celebrations in Nairobi, hosted by Michael Ranneberger, the US ambassador in Kenya.

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In November 2014, Sarah Obama family received an award from the United Nations for the work of an education foundation that she headed, as a part of Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

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Obama family lived in Bracknell, Berkshire, England, until her death in 2021.

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On March 22,2009, Kezia Obama family made a guest appearance on the British television show Chris Moyles' Quiz Night.

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The American Obama family brought his wife Michelle to Kenya three years later, and they met with Malik again while meeting many other relatives for the first time.

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Obama family dealt with safety and privacy concerns arising from the increased attention from the press.

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Obama family attended the third presidential debate as one of Trump's guests.

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Obama family studied German at the University of Heidelberg from 1981 to 1987.

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Obama family's dissertation was on the conception of labor in Germany and its literary reflections.

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In 2011, Auma Obama family was interviewed for Turk Pipkin's documentary Building Hope and was the subject of a German documentary film The Education of Auma Obama family.

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In 2017 Auma Obama family was honoured with the fourth International TUV Rheinland Global Compact Award in Cologne.

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Obama family was a suburban elementary school teacher when she met and began dating Barack Sr.

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Obama family later became a private kindergarten director in Kenya.

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Obama family's third son, Joseph Ndesandjo, was born c 1980 in her second marriage.

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Obama family is married to Liu Xuehua, a Chinese woman from Henan Province.

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Obama family is an accomplished pianist and has performed in concert.

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Obama family published a memoir in 2013, entitled, Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery.

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Obama family died in a motorcycle accident several years after his father's death in a car accident.

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Obama family's mother took him to South Korea for two years while she was working there.

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Obama family received little attention until featured in an article in the Italian-language edition of Vanity Fair in August 2008 during the US presidential campaign.

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The article quoted George Obama family as saying that he lived "on less than a dollar a month" and said that he "does not mention his famous half-brother in conversation" out of shame at his own poverty.

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Obama family told The Telegraph that he was inspired by his half-brother.

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Obama family moved to the United States in October 1963 when he was 17 years old as part of Kenya president Tom Mboya's Airlift Africa project, to send promising Kenyan students to the US for education, particularly undergraduate and graduate school.

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Obama family later dropped out of school and changed his name to O Onyango Obama.

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Obama family has operated a liquor store in Framingham, where he resided as of March 2011.

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Barack Obama family lived with Onyango in the 1980s while a student at Harvard Law School in Cambridge.

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Obama family was arrested on August 24,2011, for driving under the influence, or DUI, and was held in jail until September 9,2011, on a federal immigration warrant.

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The Boston Herald reported in August 2011 that Obama family had had a valid Social Security card "for at least 19 years".

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Zeituni Onyango, half-aunt of Barack Obama family, was born May 29,1952, in Kenya.

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Obama family entered the US in 2000 on a temporary visa with her son who was going to school; she applied in 2002 for political asylum due to unrest in Kenya and ethnic conflict.

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Obama family's presence was leaked to the media during Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.

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Obama family died on April 7,2014, from complications caused by cancer and respiratory problems.

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Barack Obama family has called his wife Michelle Obama family "the most quintessentially American woman I know".

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Obama family's family is of African-American heritage, descendants of Africans and Europeans of the colonial era and antebellum eras.

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The Obama family believes that after the Civil War, he worked as a Friendfield sharecropper for the rest of his life.

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Obama family is said to have been buried there in an unmarked grave.

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Obama family worked as a shoemaker, a newspaper salesman, and in a lumber mill.

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At least three of Michelle Obama family's great-uncles served in the military of the United States.

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Obama family cooked Southern-style meals for Michelle and her brother Craig, when they were students at Princeton University.

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Obama family's master was Henry Walls Shields, who had a 200-acre farm near Rex.

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Michelle Obama's extended family has said that people didn't talk about slavery time while they were growing up.

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Obama family is widowed, but had married Michelle's father, Fraser Robinson, on October 27,1960.

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Obama family continued to help care for them while living in the White House as part of the First Family; she was the first live-in grandmother since Elivera M Doud during the Eisenhower administration.

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Michelle Obama family's father, born August 1,1935, died March 6,1991, married Michelle's mother, Marian Shields, on October 27,1960.

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Michelle Obama family's paternal grandfather was born on August 24,1912, in Georgetown, South Carolina, and died on November 9,1996, aged 84.

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Obama family was a good student and orator but moved from South Carolina to Chicago during the Great Migration to find better work and living conditions than in the South, where Jim Crow had been imposed and blacks were disfranchised.

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Obama family became a worker for the United States Postal Service.

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Obama family was born in Chicago, Illinois, to James Preston Johnson and Phoebe.

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When Barack Obama family settled in Chicago after graduating law school, he moved into this same apartment.

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Obama family is 12 years older, and Funnye and Obama grew to know each other as adults in Chicago, where both were involved in community organizing, along with Barack Obama.

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Obama family is one of America's most prominent African-American rabbis, known for acting as a bridge between mainstream Jewry and African American Jews.

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Obama family converted to Judaism after 1970, during years of activism when he regarded Christianity as having been imposed on slaves.

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