Born: October 27,1858 in N.Y, New York
Died: January 6,1919 in Oyster Bay, New York
Married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt is mostly remembered as the 26 President of the United States, 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 age 42, making him the youngest man ever to hold the office of President.
He was born in New York City in 1858 into a wealthy family, but he struggle with bad health and by him over coming this he ended up leading a wonderful life. In 1884 his first wife, Alice Lee Roosevelt, and his mother died on the same day. Roosevelt spent much of the next 2 years on his ranch in Dakota. There he learned to cope with that plain as he lived as a free cowboy. During the Spanish-American War, Roosevelt was lieutenant colonel of the Rough Rider Regiment, which he led on a charge at the battle of San Juan. He was one of the most noticeable heroes of the war.
He was a scholarly man that accomplished alot in his days for the good of mankind. He died with great respect and honor and was a great hero to many mankind. He was laid to rest in the suburbs of New York.