Theodore Roosevelt Administrations (Presidential Biographies)
Full name: Theodore Roosevelt
Popular name: Teddy; TR
Born: October 27, 1858
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 6, 1919
Death place: Oyster Bay, New York
Burial place: Young's Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, New York
Religion: Dutch Reformed
Spouse: Alice Hathaway Lee (m. 1880); Edith Kermit Carow (m. 1886)
Children: Alice Lee; Kermit; Theodore Jr.; Ethel Carow; Archibald Bulloch; Quentin
Education: Harvard College, B.A., 1880
Occupation: Politician; rancher; civil service commissioner; police commissioner; assistant secretary of the navy; soldier; governor; writer
Political Party: Republican Party
Age at Inauguration: 42 years
At the outset of the twentieth century, Theodore Roosevelt became the United States's first modern president by asserting that the president, and not Congress, was the ultimate representative of the people. He popularized the Progressive movement at home and insisted that the United States had to play a greater role in world affairs. Roosevelt was the bride at every wedding, the baby at every christening, and the corpse at every funerallways on center stage. His lust for life and living,...
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