Connie Converse

Connie Converse has been in the news recently. Here’s some brief biographical information…

Elizabeth Eaton (“Connie”) Converse (1924 – ca. 1974) is a direct descendant of Deacon Edward Convers(e), through his son James Convers’ line. She was a talented musician, sister of the eminent political scientist, Philip E. Converse (1928-2014). She disappeared (presumed dead) in 1974.

There is a detailed family tree available on Ancestry:

Her life story can be viewed on Wikipedia ( and in the recent (2023) book by Howard FishmanTo Anyone Who Ever Asks: The life, music, and mystery of Connie Converse. Dutton. ISBN 9780593187364.