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Photos: Romney's early life

A young Mitt Romney with his father, George, in 1958. George Romney, a one-time governor of Michigan and president of American Motors Corp., unsuccessfully sought the 1968 GOP presidential nomination. He was also secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Nixon administration.

A young Mitt Romney with his father, George, in 1958. George Romney, a one-time governor of Michigan and president of American Motors Corp., unsuccessfully sought the 1968 GOP presidential nomination. He was also secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Nixon administration.