Person:Alice Roosevelt (1)

m. 27 Oct 1880
  1. Alice Lee Roosevelt1884 - 1980
  1. Paulina Longworth1925 - 1957
Facts and Events
Name Alice Lee Roosevelt
Gender Female
Birth? 12 Feb 1884 New York City, New York, United States
Marriage Cohabitation?
to William Borah
Death? 20 Feb 1980 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reference Number? Q2836665?

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Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was an American writer and prominent socialite. She was the oldest child of U.S. President Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. (1858–1919). She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee (1861–84).

Alice led an unconventional and controversial life. Her marriage to Representative Nicholas Longworth III (Republican-Ohio), a party leader and 43rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was shaky, and her only child Paulina was a result of her affair with Senator William Edgar Borah of Idaho. She temporarily became a Democrat during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and said in a 60 Minutes interview with Eric Sevareid, televised on February 17, 1974, that she was a "hedonist".

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