Stanley Armour Dunham
- Category : 1918-births
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 1
American noted family member, the maternal grandfather of the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama. He and his wife Madelyn Payne Dunham raised Obama from the age of 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
In addition to Obama, Stanley Dunham is related to six US presidents: James Madison, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, and George W. Bush.
Dunham enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army on 18 January 1942 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and served in the European Theatre of World War II with the 1830th Ordnance Supply and Maintenance Company, Aviation. During D-Day, this unit helped to support the 9th Air Force. Dunham and his brother were deployed to France six weeks after D-Day. Madelyn Dunham gave birth to their daughter Stanley Ann Dunham, who was later known as Ann (and who became Barack Obama's mother), at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita on 29 November 1942.
After two years of military service in Europe (1943–1945), Dunham was discharged from the U.S. Army on 30 August 1945. He managed a furniture store and then worked as a salesman.
Stanley Armour Dunham died in Honolulu, Hawaii on 8 February 1992, aged 73.