President's Day Theodore Roosevelt

Born:  Oct. 27, 1858
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Party:  Republican
Age at Inauguration:  42
Served:  1901-1909
Died:  Jan. 6, 1919
Age at Death:  60
College:  Harvard
Religion:  Dutch Reformed
Occupation:  Author
Runner-Up:  Alton B. Parker (1904)
Vice President:  Charles W. Fairbanks (1905-1909)

Some Trivia

  • He was the first president, and the first citizen of the U.S.A., to win a Nobel Peace Prize when he negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War.
  • In addition to holding elective office as a New York State Assemblyman, Governor of New York, Vice President, and President, he was also a deputy sheriff in the Dakota Territory, Police Commissioner of New York City, U.S. Civil Service Commissioner, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and Colonel of the Rough Riders, all by the age of 42, at which time he became the youngest man ever to hold the office of President.
  • He wrote more than 35 books.
  • He had 6 children.

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