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What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census?

The 1940 USA census gives an insight into life for ordinary Americans – but also the lives of well-known celebrities from that era. We take a look at some of them.

THE USA’S 1940 census has been released online – which means that we can get a glimpse into the living circumstances of ordinary Americans during World War II.

But it also gives an insight into the lives of famous men and women living in the USA during this time.

The archives give us a look at life for the likes of Grace Kelly, Elvis Presley, and even Albert Einstein. Which celeb’s dad was a carpenter – and who lived with a butler and a cook?

Here is a slideshow of census records from these famous faces, from MyHeritage.com:

What iconic names are featured in the 1940 USA census?
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  • Elvis Presley

  • Albert Einstein

  • Charlie Chaplin

  • Al Capone

  • Grace Kelly

  • Fred Astaire

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