Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.
Philanthropist and Father of President Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.
Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. was the father of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and the paternal grandfather of American first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. He was the son of Cornelius Van Schaak Roosevelt and Margaret Barnhill. He was a fourth-generation Dutch New Yorker and participant in the Roosevelt family business of plate-glass importing, Roosevelt and Son. Roosevelt Sr. was a noted New York City philanthropist. He 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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Y decía el Sr. Roosevelt entonces algo que podría ser aplicable en nuestro tiempo al Sr. Zapatero: "Solo un optimista insensato podría negar las sombrías realidades del momento". Al exponer sus líneas maestras para reconducir aquella situación,
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Madison: Ashleigh Pachecano, P, jr.; Olivia Garcia, CF, sr. Roosevelt: Jacleen Castro, SS, sr.; Sharlene Castro, 2B, jr. Reagan: Candler Cowan, SS, sr. Second team: Johnson: Tori Winton, 3B, sr.; Casey Simmons, LF, sr.; Linda Verduzco, SS, sr
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Riley Charlish, sr, Roosevelt; Bryan Archie, jr, Roosevelt; Raymond Jenkins, sr, Marshall; Joe Morales, jr, Roosevelt; Quang Le, sr, Marshall, Brandon Gomes, sr, Crook County. Jarmarvin Coleman, sr, Marshall; Jamarri Gable, soph, Roosevelt;
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  • 1878
    Age 46
    Died on February 9, 1878.
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  • 1877
    Age 45
    In December 1877 he was nominated to be Collector of the Port of New York but was rejected by the U.S. Senate.
    More Details Hide Details Theodore Sr. was born in New York City to businessman Cornelius Van Schaak "C.V.S." Roosevelt (1794—1871) and Margaret Barnhill (1799—1861). His four elder brothers were Silas, James, Cornelius Jr., and Robert. Thee's younger brother William died at the age of one.
  • 1864
    Age 32
    The elder Roosevelt meticulously listed every donation received in a Union League Report dated December 1864.
    More Details Hide Details Despite all these works by Thee for his country and for the northern soldiers, one aspect of his life always remained a source of regret by his son and future president, Theodore (TR). Thee never personally served in the military. Instead, Thee paid for another soldier to take his place. This was perfectly legal, but something was the one seemingly contradictory aspect of his character that Theodore Jr. could never really accept. It would influence his son's own decision to actively seek a combat role in the Spanish-American War with a volunteer cavalry regiment, that the press would call the "Rough Riders." This lack of military service needs to be understood within its context. Thee was married to a true southern belle, Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch a beautiful and wonderfully gay woman at her best of times, not unlike Margaret Mitchell's fictional Scarlett O'Hara of whom Mittie was probably one real-life source; Mitchell had interviewed Mittie's childhood friend and bridesmaid, Evelyn King, for a story in the Atlanta Journal newspaper in the early 1930s. In that interview Martha's remarkable beauty, charm and fun-loving nature was laid out in detail. Mittie was terrified for her brothers, Irvine and James, who were both involved in the Civil War on the Confederate side. James was a confederate agent while Irvine was the youngest officer on the CSS Alabama, supposedly firing the last gun before the ship sank in battle off the coast of France.
  • 1853
    Age 21
    Thee married Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch (1835—1884) of Roswell, Georgia on December 22, 1853.
    More Details Hide Details She was the younger daughter of Major James Stephens Bulloch (1793—1849) and Martha P. "Patsy" Stewart (1799—1864). Mittie was also a sister of Civil War Confederate veteran Irvine Stephens Bulloch (1842—1898) and half-sister of Civil War Confederate veteran James Dunwoody Bulloch (1823—1901). They married at her family's historic mansion, Bulloch Hall in Roswell. Thee and Mittie had four children: Elliott was the father of First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884—1962). Eleanor was the wife of Hyde Park distant cousin President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882—1945). Roosevelt founded the New York Orthopedic Hospital. His younger daughter Corinne wrote this account of its origins: Bamie, was born with a curved spine, and Roosevelt found a young doctor, Charles Fayette Taylor, who had developed groundbreaking methods of treating physical defects in children, including braces and other equipment, Roosevelt organized what appeared to be a social party for the upper crust of New York City. When the would-be revelers arrived, however, what they saw to their great surprise, were small children in new braces specially constructed for them. Moved to tears by the sight, one of the wealthiest socialites, Charlotte Augusta Gibbes (wife of financier/philanthropist John Jacob Astor III) said, "Theodore, you are right; these children must be restored and made into active citizens again and I for one will help you in your work." That same exact day enough money was collected to start the hospital.
  • 1831
    Born on September 22, 1831.
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