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ROOSEVELT (Soundex R214) — See also CREVELT, DEROOS, LINDROOS, MILOSEVICH, NIEVELT, PROOS, RADOSEVICH, ROOS, ROOSA, ROOSE, ROSEVEAR, ROSEVELT, ROUNSEVELLE, TROOST.

  ROOSEVELT: See also Theodore Roosevelt Bassett — Theodore Roosevelt Britton, Jr. — Roosevelt Coats — William Sheffield Cowles — Roosevelt St. C. David — Oliver Roosevelt Diggs — Roosevelt F. Dorn — Roosevelt Grier — Charles Roosevelt Hawkins — Theodore Roosevelt Kupferman — Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth — Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin — Roosevelt Parsons — Corinne Roosevelt Robinson — Helen Roosevelt Robinson — Bernie Roosevelt Webb — William Floyd Weld — Robert Roosevelt Woods
  Roosevelt, Alice Lee See Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth
  Roosevelt, Ann — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor See Eleanor Roosevelt
  Roosevelt, Anne B. — of Villanova, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, Clinton — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, Cornelius C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1802-03. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, David B. — of Jericho, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Roosevelt, Dorothy Kemp (1898-1985) — also known as Dorothy K. Roosevelt; Dorothy Grant Kemp — of Michigan. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 25, 1898. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1942. Female. Died in Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich., July 21, 1985 (age 86 years, 269 days). Interment somewhere in Oakland County, Mich.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ulysses Grant Kemp and Frances (Polk) Kemp; married 1925 to Gracie Hall Roosevelt (1891-1941; divorced 1937; brother of Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roosevelt, Elbert C. — of Pelham, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Pelham, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962) — also known as Anna Eleanor Roosevelt — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1884. Democrat. Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, 1945-53; member, United Nations Commission on Human Rights; newspaper columnist; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1952, 1956, 1960; member, President's Commission on the Status of Women, 1961-62. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; NAACP. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973. Died, of tuberculosis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1962 (age 78 years, 27 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt (1860-1894) and Anna (Hall) Roosevelt (1863-1892); sister of Gracie Hall Roosevelt (1891-1941; who married Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt (1898-1985)); married, March 17, 1905, to Franklin Delano Roosevelt; mother of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; niece of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; grandniece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; second great-grandniece of William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
  Political family: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Eleanor Roosevelt: Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Maurine H. Beasley, Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady
  Roosevelt, Elliott (1910-1990) — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex.; Buford, Rio Blanco County, Colo.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla.; Seattle, King County, Wash.; Palm Springs, Riverside County, Calif.; Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 23, 1910. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; investigated and called to testify by a U.S. Senate subcommittee in 1947 over lavish entertainment in Hollywood and Manhattan, many paid escorts, and paid hotel bills provided to Roosevelt and others, in a successful effort to persuade them to recommend Hughes reconnaissance aircraft for purchase by the U.S. military; owned a radio station in Texas; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1960; mayor of Miami Beach, Fla., 1965-69; member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Died, of congestive heart failure, in Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz., October 27, 1990 (age 80 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt; brother of James Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; married, January 16, 1932, to Elizabeth Browning Donner (divorced 1933); married, July 22, 1933, to Ruth Josephine Googins (divorced 1944); married, December 3, 1944, to Faye Margaret Emerson (divorced 1950); married, March 15, 1951, to Minnewa (Bell) Gray Burnside Ross (divorced 1960); married, November 3, 1960, to Patricia (Peabody) Whithead; grandnephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch (1730?-1777); first cousin once removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Warren Delano Robbins, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin five times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin seven times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr., Philip DePeyster and Jabez Williams Huntington.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Roosevelt, Ferdinand C. — of Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Mankato, Minn., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt; "F.D.R." — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., January 30, 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1911-13; resigned 1913; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1924, 1928; speaker, 1944; contracted polio in the early 1920s; as a result, his legs were paralyzed for the rest of his life; Governor of New York, 1929-33; President of the United States, 1933-45; died in office 1945; on February 15, 1933, in Miami, Fla., he and Chicago mayor Anton J. Cermak were shot at by Guiseppe Zangara; Cermak was hit and mortally wounded. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Elks; Grange; Knights of Pythias. Led the nation through the Depression and World War II. Died of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Warm Springs, Meriwether County, Ga., April 12, 1945 (age 63 years, 72 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.; memorial monument at Federal Triangle, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at West Potomac Park, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Roosevelt (1828-1900) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt (1854-1941); married, March 17, 1905, to Eleanor Roosevelt (niece of Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919); first cousin of Corinne Douglas Robinson); father of James Roosevelt (1907-1991), Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; half-uncle of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; second great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; first cousin of Warren Delano Robbins (1885-1935) and Katharine Price Collier St. George; first cousin once removed of Helen Lloyd Aspinwall (1863-1929; who married Francis Emanuel Shober); first cousin four times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Caroline Astor Drayton (who married William Phillips); second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr. and Jabez Williams Huntington; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington, George Washington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; third cousin thrice removed of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; fourth cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, Roger Wolcott and Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Ross T. McIntire — Milton Lipson — W. W. Howes — Bruce Barton — Hamilton Fish, Jr. — Joseph W. Martin, Jr. — Samuel I. Rosenman — Rexford G. Tugwell — Raymond Moley — Adolf A. Berle — George E. Allen — Lorence E. Asman — Grenville T. Emmet — Eliot Janeway — Jonathan Daniels — Ralph Bellamy
  The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge (opened 1962), over Lubec Narrows, between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, is named for him.  — The borough of Roosevelt, New Jersey (originally Jersey Homesteads; renamed 1945), is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Frank Garrison
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. dime (ten cent coin).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II — Joseph Alsop & Roland Gelatt, FDR : 1882-1945 — Bernard Bellush, Franklin Roosevelt as Governor of New York — Robert H. Jackson, That Man : An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt — Jonas Klein, Beloved Island : Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello — Conrad Black, Franklin Delano Roosevelt : Champion of Freedom — Charles Peters, Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World — Steven Neal, Happy Days Are Here Again : The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever — H. W. Brands, Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Alan Brinkley, Franklin Delano Roosevelt — Stanley Weintraub, Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life — Karen Bornemann Spies, Franklin D. Roosevelt (for young readers)
  Critical books about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Jim Powell, FDR's Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression — John T. Flynn, The Roosevelt Myth — Burton W. Folsom, New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America
  Fiction about Franklin D. Roosevelt: Philip Roth, The Plot Against America: A Novel
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, Jr. (1914-1988) — also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Campobello Island, New Brunswick, August 17, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1949-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1954; Liberal candidate for Governor of New York, 1966. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died, of lung cancer, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 17, 1988 (age 74 years, 0 days). Interment at St. James' Churchyard, Hyde Park, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt; brother of James Roosevelt and Elliott Roosevelt; married, June 30, 1937, to Ethel du Pont (1916-1965; divorced 1949; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont); married, August 31, 1949, to Suzanne Perrin (divorced 1970); married, July 1, 1970, to Felicia (Schiff) Warburg Sarnoff (granddaughter of Felix Moritz Warburg); married, May 6, 1977, to Patricia Louise Oakes; married 1984 to Linda McKay Stevenson Weicker; grandnephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch (1730?-1777); half-first cousin of Helen Roosevelt Robinson; first cousin once removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Warren Delano Robbins, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin five times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin seven times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr., Philip DePeyster and Jabez Williams Huntington.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Roosevelt, George Washington (1844-1907) — also known as George W. Roosevelt — of Pennsylvania. Born in Chester, Delaware County, Pa., February 14, 1844. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Consular Agent in Sydney, as of 1877; U.S. Consul in Auckland, 1877-79; SAINT Helena, 1879-80; Matanzas, 1880-81; Bordeaux, 1881-89; Brussels, 1889-1905; U.S. Consul General in Brussels, as of 1906. Received the Medal of Honor in 1887 for action at Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862, and at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863; severely wounded and lost a leg. Died in Brussels, Belgium, April 14, 1907 (age 63 years, 59 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Roosevelt (1807-1900) and Elizabeth (Morris) Roosevelt (1811-1859); great-grandson of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt (1829-1906).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roosevelt, Helen See Helen Roosevelt Robinson
  Roosevelt, Isaac — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-86, 1788-92; member of New York council of appointment, 1785, 1791; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from New York County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, Jacob — Member of New York council of appointment, 1778. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, James — of New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  Roosevelt, James (1907-1991) — also known as Jimmy Roosevelt — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.; Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 23, 1907. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936; served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 1948-52; candidate for Governor of California, 1950; U.S. Representative from California 26th District, 1955-65; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1965. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, from complications of a stroke and Parkinson's disease, in Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif., August 13, 1991 (age 83 years, 233 days). Interment at Pacific View Memorial Park, Newport Beach, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt; brother of Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; married, June 4, 1930, to Betsey Maria Cushing (1908-1998; divorced 1940; who later married John Hay Whitney); married, April 14, 1941, to Romelle Theresa Schneider (divorced 1955); married, July 2, 1956, to Gladys Irene Owens (divorced 1969); married, October 3, 1969, to Mary Lena Winskill; grandnephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandson of Edward Hutchinson Robbins; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch (1730?-1777); first cousin once removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Warren Delano Robbins, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin five times removed of Ebenezer Huntington; first cousin seven times removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr., Philip DePeyster and Jabez Williams Huntington.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Roosevelt, James, Jr. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Democratic National Committee from Massachusetts, 2004-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Roosevelt, James I. (1795-1875) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1795. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1835, 1840; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1841-43; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1859-61. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1875 (age 79 years, 112 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Jacobus Roosevelt (1759-1840) and Maria (Van Schaack) Roosevelt (1773-1845); uncle of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; granduncle of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; great-granduncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; second great-granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin of Philip DePeyster; second cousin once removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of George Washington Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family; Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roosevelt, Jimmy See James Roosevelt
  Roosevelt, Joe See Joseph C. Roosevelt
  Roosevelt, Joseph C. (1900-1987) — also known as Joe Roosevelt — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 8, 1900. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1933-36; member of Michigan state senate 21st District, 1937-38; defeated in primary, 1938, 1940, 1942; implicated in the Michigan legislative bribery scandal in 1944 as a go-between providing bribes to legislators; granted immunity from prosecution, and testified against others. Died in 1987 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, August 24, 1926, to Catherine Miller.
  Roosevelt, Nicholas, Jr. (1758-1838) — of Warren County, N.Y. Born in Lake George, Warren County, N.Y., October 6, 1758. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1833. Died in Johnsburg, Warren County, N.Y., June 4, 1838 (age 79 years, 241 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas J. Roosevelt (1715-1769) and Elizabeth (Thurman) Roosevelt (1725-1819); married to Betsey English; married 1793 to Margaret Cramer (1769-1832); great-grandfather of George Washington Roosevelt; second cousin once removed of Philip DePeyster and James I. Roosevelt; second cousin twice removed of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second cousin thrice removed of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1851-1933), Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt; second cousin four times removed of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., William Sheffield Cowles, James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; second cousin five times removed of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Roosevelt, Nicholas (1893-1982) — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 12, 1893. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Minister to Hungary, 1930-33. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in 1982 (age about 89 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Roosevelt, Robert Barnwell (1829-1906) — also known as Robert B. Roosevelt — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 7, 1829. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1871-73; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1888-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Died in Sayville, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., June 14, 1906 (age 76 years, 311 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Roosevelt (1794-1871) and Margaret (Barnhill) Roosevelt (1799-1861); nephew of James I. Roosevelt; uncle of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; granduncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. (1887-1944) and William Sheffield Cowles; great-granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin once removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin twice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of George Washington Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) — also known as "T.R."; "Teddy"; "The Colonel"; "The Hero of San Juan Hill"; "The Rough Rider"; "Trust-Buster"; "The Happy Warrior"; "The Bull Moose" — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 27, 1858. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1882-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884, 1900; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1886; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; Governor of New York, 1899-1901; Vice President of the United States, 1901; President of the United States, 1901-09; defeated (Progressive), 1912; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916. Christian Reformed. Dutch ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi; Union League. Received the Medal of Honor for leading a charge up San Juan Hill during battle there, July 1, 1898. While campaigning for president in Milwaukee, Wis., on October 14, 1912, was shot in the chest by John F. Schrank; despite the injury, he continued his speech for another hour and a half before seeking medical attention. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1906; elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1950. Died in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., January 6, 1919 (age 60 years, 71 days). Interment at Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. (1831-1878) and Martha (Bulloch) Roosevelt (1835-1884); brother of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Anna L. Roosevelt (1855-1931; who married William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923)); married, October 27, 1880, to Alice Hathaway Lee (1861-1884); married, December 2, 1886, to Edith Kermit Carow (1861-1948; first cousin once removed of Daniel Putnam Tyler); father of Alice Lee Roosevelt (who married Nicholas Longworth) and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; nephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; uncle of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934), Eleanor Roosevelt (who married Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)), Corinne Robinson Alsop and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; granduncle of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; great-grandfather-in-law of William Floyd Weld; great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; second great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch; second cousin twice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Martin Van Buren; fourth cousin once removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Gifford Pinchot — David J. Leahy — William Barnes, Jr. — Oliver D. Burden — William J. Youngs — George B. Cortelyou — Mason Mitchell — Frederic MacMaster — John Goodnow — William Loeb, Jr.
  Roosevelt counties in Mont. and N.M. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Theodore BassettTheodore R. McKeldinTheodore R. KupfermanTheodore Roosevelt Britton, Jr.
  Personal motto: "Speak softly and carry a big stick."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Theodore Roosevelt: James MacGregor Burns & Susan Dunn, The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America — H. W. Brands, T.R : The Last Romantic — Edmund Morris, Theodore Rex — Edmund Morris, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt — John Morton Blum, The Republican Roosevelt — Richard D. White, Jr., Roosevelt the Reformer : Theodore Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner, 1889-1895 — Frederick W. Marks III, Velvet on Iron : The Diplomacy of Theodore Roosevelt — James Chace, 1912 : Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs : The Election that Changed the Country — Patricia O'Toole, When Trumpets Call : Theodore Roosevelt After the White House — Candice Millard, The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey — Lewis Einstein, Roosevelt : His Mind in Action — Rick Marshall, Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt: Illustrated with More Than 250 Vintage Political Cartoons
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1901
  Roosevelt, Theodore, Jr. (1887-1944) — of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., September 13, 1887. Republican. Farmer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state assembly from Nassau County 2nd District, 1920-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1940; candidate for Governor of New York, 1924; Governor of Puerto Rico, 1929-32; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1932-33; general in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, American Legion. Principal founder of the American Legion in 1919. Participated in the invasion of Nazi-occupied France, on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and received a posthumous Medal of Honor for his actions that day; died a month later, of exhaustion and heart failure, in Normandy, France, July 12, 1944 (age 56 years, 303 days). Interment at Normandy American Cemetery, Collevelle-sur-Mer, France; cenotaph at Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Kermit (Carow) Roosevelt (1861-1948); half-brother of Alice Lee Roosevelt (who married Nicholas Longworth); married, June 20, 1910, to Eleanor Butler Alexander; nephew of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson; grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt (1795-1875); second great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Corinne Robinson Alsop and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Corinne A. Chubb, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and John deKoven Alsop; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Putnam Tyler; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roosevelt, Theodore IV — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
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Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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