PRESIDENTIAL DESCENDANTS SPEND HOLIDAY WEEKEND IN KEY WEST

James Earl Carter IV, left, grandson of President Jimmy Carter, and Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of President Harry S. Truman, examine some of President Truman’s belongings at the Truman Little White House in Key West on Feb. 17. CAROL TEDESCO/ Truman Little White House

Descendants of former U.S. Presidents took part in a Feb. 17 discussion of “Political Maneuvering: The Powerful Influence of the Presidency” at the Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West. The event was part of a Presidential Families Weekend and Forum presented by the Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation in partnership with the Society of Presidential Descendants. 

Kurt Graham, director of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri, served as moderator. Participating descendants were: Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of Harry S. Truman; James Earl Carter IV, grandson of Jimmy Carter; Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight D. Eisenhower; Massee McKinley, great-great-grandson of Grover Cleveland, and Patricia Taft, great-granddaughter of William H. Taft.

Kurt Graham, left, director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Missouri, moderates a discussion among presidential descendants. From left, Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of Harry S. Truman; James Earl Carter IV, grandson of Jimmy Carter; Patricia Taft, great-granddaughter of William H. Taft; Mary Jean Eisenhower, granddaughter of Dwight D. Eisenhower; and Massee McKinley, great-great grandson of Grover Cleveland, take part in the Presidents’ Day Weekend event at the Harry S. Truman Little White House. CAROL TEDESCO/ Truman Little White House