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  • ID: I4080
  • Name: Theodore ROOSEVELT , Jr.
  • RELA: 8th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Teddy//
  • Birth: 27 OCT 1858 in New York, NY
  • Census: 1860 Page 824, 3rd Div., Ward 18, New York City, NY
  • Event: Degree 1880 A.B., Harvard University
  • Event: Appointed BET 19 APR 1897 AND 10 MAY 1898 Asst. Secretary of the Navy
  • Event: Military service 1898 Col., U.S. Army
  • Event: Elected Governor of New York BET 1 JAN 1899 AND 31 DEC 1900
  • Event: Elected Vice President of the United States BET 4 MAR 1901 AND 14 SEP 1901
  • Event: Elected BET 14 SEP 1901 AND 4 MAR 1909 26th President of the United States
  • Death: 6 JAN 1919 in Oyster Bay, Nassau Co., NY
  • Education: Harvard, Columbia Law School
  • Burial: Youngs Memorial Cem., Oyster Bay, NY
  • Event: Pic President Theodore Roosevelt
  • Title: President
  • Event: Sound
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  • Note:
    ROOSEVELT, Theodore, (great-great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch, nephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, father-in-law of Nicholas Longworth), a Vice President and 26th President of the United States; born in New York City, October 27, 1858; privately tutored; graduated from Harvard University in 1880; studied law; traveled abroad; member, New York State Assembly 1882-1884; moved to North Dakota and lived on his ranch; returned to New York City in 1886; appointed by President Benjamin Harrison a member of the United States Civil Service Commission 1889-1895, when he resigned to become president of the New York Board of Police Commissioners; resigned this position upon his appointment by President William McKinley as Assistant Secretary of the Navy 1897-1898, when he resigned to enter the war with Spain; organized the First Regiment, United States Volunteer Cavalry, popularly known as Roosevelt's Rough Riders; Governor of New York 1899-1900; elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket headed by William McKinley in 1900 and was inaugurated March 4, 1901; upon the death of President McKinley on September 14, 1901, became President of the United States; elected President of the United States in 1904, inaugurated March 4, 1905, and served until March 3, 1909; unsuccessful candidate of the Progressive Party for President of the United States in 1912 and 1916; engaged in literary pursuits; died at Oyster Bay, Nassau County, N.Y., January 6, 1919; interment in Young's Memorial Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Theodore ROOSEVELT b: 22 SEP 1831 in New York, NY
    Mother: Martha BULLOCH b: 8 JUL 1834 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA

    Marriage 1 Alice Hathaway LEE b: 29 JUL 1861 in Chestnut Hill, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    • Married: 27 OCT 1880 in Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA
    1. Has Children Alice Lee ROOSEVELT b: 12 FEB 1884 in New York, NY

    Marriage 2 Edith Kermit CAROW b: 6 AUG 1861 in Norwich, New London Co., CT
    • Married: 2 DEC 1886 in London, Middlesex, England
    1. Has Children Theodore ROOSEVELT III b: 13 SEP 1887 in Oyster Bay, Nassau Co., NY
    2. Has Children Kermit ROOSEVELT b: 10 OCT 1889 in Oyster Bay, Nassau Co., NY
    3. Has Children Ethel Carow ROOSEVELT b: 13 AUG 1891 in Oyster Bay, Nassau Co., NY
    4. Has Children Archibald Bulloch ROOSEVELT b: 9 APR 1894 in Washington, D.C.
    5. Has No Children Quentin ROOSEVELT b: 19 NOV 1897 in Washington, D.C.