Barack Hussein Obama Jr.

Barack Obama Jr.

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President Barack H. Obama Jr.
Born 1960s.
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Brother of [private brother (unknown - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1960s - unknown)] [half], [half], [private brother (1970s - unknown)] [half] and [private sister (1970s - unknown)] [half]
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Categories: Honolulu, Hawaii | Nobel Laureates of the 21st Century | US Senators from Illinois | US Presidents.

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Barack Obama Jr. was the President of the United States.
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Preceded by
43rd President
George W. Bush

Preceded by
Peter Fitzgerald
Barack Obama
44th President
of the United States
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US Senator (Class 3)
from Illinois
Seal of the US Senate
Succeeded by
45th President
Donald Trump

Succeeded by
Roland Burris


President Barack Obama was born August 4,1961in Honolulu Hawaii. President Obama is the only child from the marriage between Barack H. SR. and Ann (Dunham) Obama. President Obama's parents were both attending University of Hawaii in Honolulu when they met.

President Obama served as the junior United States Senator from Illinois from January 2005 until he resigned after his election to the presidency in November 2008.

In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican candidate John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009.


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On 15 Sep 2017 at 02:52 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

... up, with courage and clear purpose, they somehow managed to change the world."

Meltzer, Brad, Heroes for my son, pgs 86-87, Harper Collins Publishing

On 15 Sep 2017 at 02:51 GMT Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy wrote:

He was the son of a Kenyan economist and a girl from Kansas, raised by white grandparents in a cramped two bedroom apartment in Hawaii, rebellious and worked at Baskin-Robbins. He was idealistic and wanted to make a difference while in college and after graduating. He was a law professor and struggled with his father's memory. As a senator, he preferred the power of hope and he is proof anyone can be president in the United States. He is quoted as saying "I will never forget that the only reason I'm standing here today is because somebody, somewhere stood up for me when it was risky. Stood up when it was hard. Stood up when it wasn't popular. And because that somebody stood up, A few more stood up. And then a few thousand stood up. And then a few million stood up. And standing ...

On 2 Nov 2014 at 03:48 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Barack Obama Jr. is notable.
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On 10 Jun 2014 at 14:18 GMT Bree Ogle wrote:

"Obama is the 11th great-grandson of John Punch, ... the first documented African to be enslaved for life in the American colonies," says Joseph Shumway, a genealogist at

...the president's white mother is a direct descendant of the first known slave in the American colonies through a family by the name of Bunch.

"We found that, through DNA testing done by members of the Bunch family, that their direct ancestors are of sub-Saharan African origin. ...

In 1640, John Punch, an African ... servant in Virginia ... escaped, was caught and sentenced to ... bondage to his master for life."

Surprising link found in Obama's family tree (2012, Jul 30). CBS.

Queen Elizabeth II Barack is 21 degrees from Carrie Fisher, 21 degrees from Meghan Markle, 17 degrees from G. Moore and 21 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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