GREAT NEWS! Paradise, California. Trivia. [10] They first were reported to be a couple in 2005, and became engaged over Thanksgiving weekend in 2009. Like us, President Clinton saw Henry Leon Ritzenthaler for the first time last week on "CBS This Morning" and "Good Morning America." × Oops, something didn't work. Find the perfect Henry Leon Ritzenthaler stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. The Clinton family is an American political family related to Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States (1993–2001), and his wife Hillary Clinton, the 67th United States Secretary of State (2009–13), Senator from New York (2001–09) and the First Lady of the United States (1993–2001). Henry Blythe. [24] Clinton adopted a new dog in 2005, whom he named Seamus.[25]. Bill Clinton's father, William J. Blythe, was her first husband, and she married him in September 1943, when she was 20 and he was 33 years old. See the Elon Musk family tree here at FameChain. The two are believed to have the same biological father, William Jefferson Blythe, who died in a car wreck four months before Clinton was born. "He lets my son use his garage to fix his car," Bogner added. We have set your language to He was of English and Scotch-Irish descent, with family lines in North America since the days of the thirteen colonies. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. [1] Hillary was defeated in the election by television personality, real estate mogul and businessman Donald Trump. This was the future Bill Clinton. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. When Ritzenthaler learned he was Clinton's half-brother, he said he didn't seek fame; he just wanted to meet his brother and learn more about his family. [13] Clinton announced in April 2014 that they were expecting their first child. GrandpaI miss you and love you so much. © 2020 Getty Images. You are the best father a girl could ever want. Monday 17 Jan 1938. Formerly of Paradise, CA, Leon was born Henry Leon Blythe in Sherman, TX to the late William Jefferson ("W.J.") Date of birth. The 55-year-old retiree is, in the words of his self-described best friend, "the best friend a man could ever have." Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Family members linked to this person will appear here. Full name. On the C-SPAN Networks: Henry Leon Ritzenthaler is a Relative with zero videos in the C-SPAN Video Library. He ran several small businesses in Paradise, California, including a janitorial business, and died in 2009. He married for the first time in December 1935, and the bride was Virginia Adele Gash; they were divorced only thirteen months later. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. GREAT NEWS! We had hot air balloons. Most Clamper activities involve hard-core boozing, but the sober-minded Ritzenthaler usually orders nothing stronger than coffee. You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. All relationship and family history information shown on FameChain has been compiled from data in the public domain. Male. [8] The marriage produced one child, the actor and musician Roger Clinton Jr., who was born in 1956 and is the only one of Bill Clinton's siblings to have been raised with him and have a close relationship with him. Take care of your self. I want you to know that you will always be in my heart. Try again. Heart attack. [19] Their second son Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky, was born in July 2019. Henry Blythe. However, Cassidy may not have known of this circumstance at that time, and certainly did not know of Blythe's first two marriages until decades after his death. Leon is survived by his wife, Judith Ritzenthaler; daughter, Virginia (Ron) Gana of Dermott, AR; son, Charles (Lisa) Ritzenthaler of Paradise, CA; four grandchildren, Heather, Shane, Jason and Brandy and five great-grandchildren. GREAT NEWS! "Since he's Clinton's half-brother, I'll give him a haircut for half price," Anderson said. Their son went on to take the name Clinton. Click here to Start FameChaining. Blythe and Virginia Adele Gash (Ritzenthaler-Coffelt) and was later adopted by his stepfather. "We've only known since Clinton started running," said Ritzenthaler' stepson, Kevin Weldon, 22. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. From online or printed sources and from publicly accessible databases. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to and include a link to the page and details about the problem. The IBM strategic repository for digital assets such as images and videos is located at Blythe's divorce from Wanetta Alexander was granted by court in April 1944. Henry Leon Ritzenthaler (Clinton’s possible half brother born 1938). After briefly serving in the military, he had worked as a carpenter, a hairdresser, a judo teacher and a football coach, and had run a string of small businesses, including building houses, dealing in oil-well equipment and selling financial securities. The Clintons kept Buddy after they left the White House in January 2001 however the dog was hit by a car on January 2, 2002, and died. Select a place on the map to place the pin. [18] Chelsea Clinton worked as an NBC reporter and currently works with the Clinton Foundation. He is currently trying to sell 5,000 tickets in a drawing for a trip to Puerto Vallarta. Henry Leon Ritzenthaler . Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Bill Clinton born 1946. Appearances by Title: c. June 22, 1993 - Present Relative Videos: 0 Send Flowers Occupations. Bill Clinton's father, William Jefferson Blythe Jr. (February 27, 1918 – May 17, 1946), was a traveling heavy equipment salesman who died in a car crash three months before Bill was born. Clinton’s half-brother, Leon Ritzenthaler dies…, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Clinton’s half-brother, Leon Ritzenthaler dies at 70, Coronavirus cases are on the rise in California, but still far from summer peak, How new law requiring ethnic studies at California State University will affect community colleges. Should you have information that conflicts with anything shown please make us aware by email. The White House said the president gave Leon a jingle at 10:25 a.m. Friday and that the two spoke for about 15 minutes. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. "We had all the health agencies there, the Fire Department, the Police Department. Blythe and Virginia Adele Gash (Ritzenthaler-Coffelt) and was later adopted by his stepfather. Make sure that the file is a photo. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Henry Leon Ritzenthaler I found on Clinton's first appearance was Aug. 19, 1946, across the state line in Arkansas. Age. The next thing we knew, we got a call (last week) from the Washington Post." Henry Leon Ritzenthaler, 70, of Dermott, AR, formerly of Paradise, CA, died January 12, 2009. Henry Leon Ritzenthaler Birth: Jan. 17, 1938, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA Death: Jan. 12, 2009, Dermott, Chicot County, Arkansas, USA Formerly of Paradise, CA, Leon was born Henry Leon Blythe in Sherman, TX to the late William Jefferson ("W. It is good you had some special time with him. After Blythe died, she moved back with her parents, gave birth to a son three months later, and named him William Jefferson Blythe III in honor of his paternal grandfather. English In 1962, Roger and Virginia Clinton suffered a crisis in their marriage; they got divorced and then remarried in quick succession within that year. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? "He's a very nice-spoken gentleman, and I enjoyed talking to him. President Bill Clinton’s half-brother, former Paradise resident Henry Leon Ritzenthaler, 70, died from a heart attack Monday in Arkansas. The White House and the Ritzenthaler residence both held leakage to a minimum. Sorry! Henry Leon Ritzenthaler Gender. Grampce I wish I would have spent more time with you! "One hundred dollars. Clinton contacted Ritzenthaler and the pair got together a few times. GREAT NEWS! [14] Their daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, was born in September 2014,[15] their first son Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky, was born in June 2016. Her son, Henry Leon Ritzenthaler, is now 55 and lives in Paradise, Calif. In lieu of flowers, his family has asked for donations to be made to the American Heart Association. After the divorce, Virginia moved to California and married first a man named Coffelt, then a man named Charles Ritzenthaler. I love you so much. Occupations. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. But Ritzenthaler's just-folks lifestyle in this Butte County retirement hamlet of 25,000 took on public-figure status last week with the revelation that he is the purported half-brother of President Clinton. However, Bill Clinton was supportive of the new man in his mother's life; he served as Best Man and also played and sang at the wedding reception. See the Joe Biden family tree. based on information from your browser. Place of death. Try again later. In the early 1960s he became its chief, department officials said. "I've got nothing to gain. Cause of death. Socks, born about 1989, was adopted by the Clintons in 1991. Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Dell Cassidy (later Virginia Dell Blythe Clinton Dwire Kelley), was born in Bodcaw, Arkansas on June 6, 1923. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Blythe's second marriage happened in December 1940 when, nearly four years after his divorce from Virginia Adele Gash, Blythe married her sister, Minnie Faye Gash.