This is a partial listing of prominent political families around the world. Royal families are not included, unless certain later descendants have played political roles in a republican structure (e.g. Cakobau Family of Fiji). See also Family dictatorship.
It is a proposal to recover the family as a human space where a person could receive the necessary basis for his or her development; and grow in his or her essential dimensions - maternity, paternity, fraternity and marital love -, archetypes of the circumstances of life.
The family is the fundamental social core inscribed in the human nature, founded on the voluntary union of a man and a woman, through the life-long agreement of marriage.
The family is the ideal space for a child to be conceived, to grow, to develop, to receive education, to be helped in the illness and to be accompanied during the aging process until the natural death, according to his or her demands as a human being.
The Kennedys, for example, are particularly associated with Massachusetts; the Long family is identified with Louisiana, the Lees with Virginia, the Roosevelts with New York, the Muhlenbergs with Pennsylvania, and the Tafts with Ohio.
Other politicalfamilies are less connected with a specific state; the Bush family began in Ohio, but is now more closely identified with Texas, and a member of the family is the governor of Florida.
(1887–1944), colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; general in the Army in World War II; Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1921–1923; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1929–1932; Governor General of the Philippines, 1932–1933; son of Theodore Roosevelt.
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