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Exhume the Body of Warren G. Harding? A Judge Says That Won’t Be Necessary

2 Dec 2020 11:07 AM | Anonymous

From an article by Bryan Pietsch in the New York Times' website:

A request by a grandson of Warren G. Harding to prove his lineage with “scientific certainty” by exhuming his grandfather’s body has been denied by a judge in Ohio.

James Blaesing, whose grandmother, Nan Britton, wrote a tell-all book in 1928 about her affair with the 29th president, had already had the relationship established with help from and DNA samples from two Harding descendants.

But one faction of the Harding family that was dismissive of Mr. Blaesing had cast doubt on the Ancestry genealogy, ostensibly because it was a relatively new, though reliable, method. So Mr. Blaesing sought to go further to establish direct proof that President Harding was his grandfather.

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