Hillary Clinton: French-Canadian ancestry

OK, the previous title of this post (Hillary Clinton: A French-Canadian U.S. president?) was somewhat of an overstatement. But many Quebecers are delighted to learn today that Hillary Clinton has French-Canadian ancestry. Apparently, the roots are quite deep.

And, according to a Canadian Press report, she is “a distant relative of many prominent Quebecers, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Céline Dion.”

How cool is that!

You know who Quebecers are rooting for on Nov. 8.

Here’s the link to read more about Clinton’s connection to New France in the second half of the 1600s.

Cheers

— Jillian

Photo: Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at a rally at Valley Southwoods Freshman High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, in January 2016. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons)

8 thoughts on “Hillary Clinton: French-Canadian ancestry

  1. C’mon, Jillian. You’re better than to use click bait! And actually we DID have (arguably) a Canadian President at one time, Van Buren? I think. Maybe someone else. But calling Hillary Canadian is like calling Trump English just because the bloodline goes back there. Tsk tsk! 😉

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    1. Actually he’d then be German. However I agree with the change of headline. If want to claim the Quebec connection to prominent Americans, go with Jack Kerouac, or maybe Garand

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  2. Damn, I only read this just now. I was with her in New Hampshire tonight, and I would have shown this to her. Although, by, “with her,” I mean that I was in a room with Hillary and a few hundred other people, after she had just been in another room with a few thousand others!

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