In Adolf Hitler had no children of his own but he did have a half brother, Alois Hitler Jr. Alois moved from Austria to Dublin where he met Bridget Dowling, an Irish girl. The couple fell in love and were married in London. They settled in Liverpool, where, in 1911, William Patrick Hitler was born.
Adolf came to visit, supposedly to escape from Austrian military service He stayed in the Liverpool home of William from 1912-1913. Adolf referred to little Willy as “my loathsome nephew.” The following year Alois went on a trip and never came back. In the early 1920s, Alois began corresponding with Bridget again, although he had bigamously remarried. Alois begged Bridget to let William visit. When William turned 18 she allowed him to go, where he met his half brother Heinz Hitler and his father’s new wife.
In 1933 word came of Adolf’s rise to power. William returned to Germany to benefit from his uncle’s success. Uncle Adolf did find William a few jobs, but William demanded more. William threatened to tell the newspapers about the dark family secret that Adolf’s grandfather had been a Jewish merchant. Hitler asked William to surrender his British passport, but fearing for his life William fled back to Englan. There he penned an Essay called “Why I Hate My Uncle” for Look Magazine.
William Randolph Hearst, impressed with the story, invited William and his mother to the US in 1939. They decided to stay. When WWII broke out it was difficult for William Hitler to join the Army. as they feared William Hitler to be a spy. Eventually FDR personally gave the go ahead, and in 1944 William Hitler Joined the US Navy. In 1947, William was wounded, awarded the Purple Heart and honorably discharged.
William grew tired of the baggage that came with his last name so he had it changed to Stuart-Houston. William married and had four sons. None of his sons have had any children, but they deny that they have a pact to end the Hitler bloodline. William died in 1987.