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Al Gore’s Family Tree

The Gore dynasty includes several politicians and lawyers. The candidate’s father was a lawyer and three-term senator from Tennessee. His mother became the first female graduate of Vanderbilt Law School. (Al Gore attended that school as well but dropped out in 1976 to run for Congress.) Attorney, confidant and brother-in-law Frank Hunger is the former head of the Justice Department’s civil division. Daughter Karenna Gore Schiff, 27, recently graduated from Columbia Law School.

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HIS PARENTS: Albert Arnold Gore Sr.

born Dec. 26, 1907

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died Dec. 5, 1998

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Married April 27, 1937

Pauline LaFon

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born Aug. 16, 1912

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HIS SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW:

Nancy Gore Hunger

born 1938

died July 11, 1984

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Married 1966

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Frank Watson Hunger

born July 22, 1936

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HIS FAMILY: Al Gore Jr.

born March 31, 1948

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Married May 19, 1970

Mary Elizabeth “Tipper” Aitcheson

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born Aug. 19, 1948

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Albert III

born 1982

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Sarah

born 1979

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Kristin

born 1977

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Karenna

born 1973

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Married 1997

Andrew Schiff

born 1965

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One son

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SOURCE: Current Biography, Who’s Who in America, news & wire reports

Researched by JOHN TYRRELL / Los Angeles Times


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