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  1. FACT CHECK: Romney on his dad growing up poor

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    Apr 26, 2012 · George Romney's father, Gaskell Romney, was a carpenter who led a prosperous life in a Mormon colony in Mexico, according to the "The Real Romney," a book written by two Boston Globe reporters. But turmoil from the Mexican revolution later forced the Romneys and other Mormon families to flee back to the United States.

  2. Millionaire Romney says his grandfather wasn't one

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    Apr 23, 2012 · Romney's grandfather, Gaskell Romney, was a carpenter who led a prosperous life in a Mormon colony in Mexico, according to the book "The Real Romney," written by two Boston Globe reporters. When Romney's father was born there, the family was wealthy — until the Mexican revolution forced many of the colony's residents to flee back to the ...

  3. Polygamy Prominent in GOP Presidential Hopeful Mitt Romney's ...

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    Feb 24, 2007 · Gaskell Romney, Mitt Romney's grandfather, was not a polygamist. He married Anna Amelia Pratt, the daughter of polygamists and the granddaughter of Parley Pratt, the apostle with 12 wives.

  4. Jan 31, 2012 · After the revolution, Mitt's grandfather, Gaskell Romney, remained in the US with his five children, but his brother, Miles Archibold Romney, returned to Mexico.

  5. South of border, Romney’s Mexican roots run deep | The ...

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    Jul 24, 2011 · Gaskell Romney, Mitt’s grandfather, settled in Mexico as well, and Mitt’s father, George Romney, was born in nearby Colonia Dublan — raising the possibility of a 2012 presidential race ...

  6. Jul 25, 2011 · Gaskell Romney, Mitt Romney’s grandfather, settled in Mexico as well, and Mitt Romney’s father, George Romney, was born in nearby Colonia Dublan - raising the possibility of a 2012 ...

  7. Archives West: Miles Pratt Romney photograph collection ...

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    1: Portrait of Gaskell Romney while at school in Salt Lake. 2-3: Portrait of Gaskell as an elderly man. 4-5: Gaskell standing on the porch of the home where he was born in St. George. 6: Business card with a portrait of Gaskell Romney reading, "Vote for Gaskell Romney for County Commisioner. Vote Republican!"

  8. Romney Family Files: Fled To Mexico Due To A Polygamy Ban ...

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    Jan 04, 2012 · Gaskell Romney's losses were so great that he received enough to purchase a comfortable house in Salt Lake City in which he lived his last years. It's odd that Mexico would repay monies to the Mormon polygamists after so many years, but one can still make the case that the Romney family was even funded in some part by the Mexican government.

  9. Romney's Immigration Hypocrisy | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson

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    Feb 05, 2008 · Romney's Immigration Hypocrisy. By Raul Penaranda. ... In Mexico she met Gaskell Romney, Mitt Romney’s grandfather. Their marriage took place in 1895 in Dublan, Mexico, and their children were ...

  10. Apr 05, 2012 · Mitt’s paternal grandfather was Gaskell Romney (the son of Miles Park Romney and Hannah Hood Hill). Gaskell was born in St. George, Utah. Miles helped found the LDS colony in Colonia Dublán; Miles was born in Illinois, to English parents, Miles Romney, an early English convert to the LDS faith, and Elizabeth Gaskell, both of them from Dalton ...

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