Bamie Roosevelt

Bamie Roosevelt

Sister of Theodore Roosevelt
Born Jan 18, 1855

Anna Roosevelt Cowles was the older sister of United States President Theodore Roosevelt and the aunt of Eleanor Roosevelt. Her childhood nickname was Bamie, a derivative of bambina, but as an adult, her family began calling her "Bye" because of her tremendous on-the-go energy - (Hi Bamie, bye Bamie). Throughout the life of her brother, Theodore, she remained a constant source of emotional support and practical advice.… Read More

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1855 Birth Born in 1855.


1895 40 Years Old In 1895 at age 40, Anna Roosevelt married US Navy Lt. Commander (later Rear Admiral) William Sheffield Cowles (1846–1923), a divorcé who was 49. They had a son William Jr. (1898–1986), who married Margaret Alwyn Krech (1900–1982) in 1920. … Read More


1931 76 Years Old Alice and Eleanor's warmest link to their fathers' generation died on the night of August 25, 1931, aged 76. … Read More
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