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Theodore Roosevelt
by John T. Marck


 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

26th President

Term- September 14, 1901 to March 4, 1909

Republican Party

Birth: New York, New York, October 27, 1858.

Ancestry: Dutch, Scotch, English, Huguenot

Marriage: First Marriage: Brookline, Massachusetts, October 27, 1880 to Alice Hathoway Lee who was born in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, July 29, 1861. Alice died in New York, New York, February 14, 1884 and is buried in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Second Marriage: London, England, December 2, 1886, to Edith Kermit Carow, who was born in Norwich, Connecticut, August 6, 1861. Edith died in Oyster Bay, New York, September 30, 1948 and is buried in Young Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, New York.

Children: (By first wife); Alice Lee (1884-1981); (By second wife); Theodore (1887-1944); Kermit (1889-1943); Ethel Carow (1891-1977); Archibald (1894-1979); Quentin (1897-1918).

Home: 28 East 20th Street, New York, New York., and "Sagamore Hill", Oyster Bay, New York.

Education: Private tutoring; B.A. from Harvard; studied law at Columbia University.

Religion: Reformed Dutch

Occupation before Presidency: Writer, historian, politician.

Military Service: Lt. colonel; colonel; First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment (Rough Riders), in 1898.

Pre-Presidential Offices: New York State Assemblyman; U.S. Civil Service Commissioner; President of New York Board of Police Commissioners; Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Governor of New York; Vice President.

Age at Inauguration: 42 First Administration: Vice President: None, Inauguration September 14, 1901, Buffalo, New York. Second Administration: Vice President: Charles Warren Fairbanks of Indiana, Inauguration March 4, 1905, The Capital, Washington, D.C.

Occupation after Presidency: Writer; politician.

Death: Oyster Bay, New York, January 6, 1919.

Cause of Death: Embolism in coronary artery at age 60.

Place of Burial: Young Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, New York.

Interesting Facts:

Roosevelt, although very nearsighted, preferred to be seen without glasses. In later life, a boxing accident left him blind in one eye.

Theodore Roosevelt was the first President to leave the continental United States when he traveled to Panama in 1906.

Copyrightę John T. Marck. All Rights Reserved. This article and their accompanying pictures, photographs, and line art, may not be resold, reprinted, or redistributed for compensation of any kind without prior written permission from the author. From The Presidents of the United States by John T. Marck.