Person:Theodore Roosevelt (1)

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.
m. 09 Oct 1821
  1. James Alfred Roosevelt1825 - 1898
  2. Robert Barnwell Roosevelt1829 - 1906
  3. Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.1831 - 1878
m. 22 Dec 1853
  1. Anna Roosevelt1855 - 1931
  2. President Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.1858 - 1919
  3. Elliott Roosevelt1860 - 1894
  4. Corinne Roosevelt1861 - 1933
Facts and Events
Name Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth? 22 Sep 1831 New York City, New York, United States
Marriage 22 Dec 1853 Roswell, Fulton, Georgia, United Statesto Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch
Death? 9 Feb 1878 New York City, New York, United States
Reference Number? Q3564517?

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Theodore "Thee" Roosevelt, Sr. (September 22, 1831 – February 9, 1878) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was also the father of President Theodore Roosevelt and the paternal grandfather of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. He was a fourth-generation Dutch New Yorker and participant in the Roosevelt family business of plate-glass importing, Roosevelt and Son.

Theodore Sr. helped found the New York City Children's Aid Society, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, and the New York Children's Orthopaedic Hospital. A participant in the dazzling New York society life, he was described by one historian as a man of both "good works and good times." In December 1877 he was nominated to be Collector of the Port of New York but was rejected by the U.S. Senate.

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