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Theodore Roosevelt
Better known as “TR”, Teddy or Trust Buster Known to be the second youngest President ever in life; Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858, in the city of New York, to Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt (LOC.gov timeline. 1858-1879). He died on January 6, 1919 in Oyster Bay, long Island, New York. In the chronology of burtons book Theodore Roosevelt had six children and he was married twice; to Alice Hathaway Lee and Edith Kermit Carow (Burtons n.p). Throughout his life he accomplished many of things. He was an author and a lawyer. He graduated from Harvard College in 1880. Two of his biggest accomplishments in life was building the Panama Canal and becoming the 26th president of the United States (Timeline). He became the nation’s youngest President after William McKinley was assassinated. Just to name some of the many of things Mr. Roosevelt did in his life time, he was the governor of New York, the police commissioner of New York, the secretary of the Navy and he was a sheriff’s deputy in the Dakota Territory. He also was a founder of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Theodore Roosevelt was a Noble Peace Prize winner and he is the author of 35 books (Pulitzer.1).

As a young man he had a health issue. He once was struck by a bullet which injured him for a period of time. During the youth years of his life he traveled with his family. They traveled the Middle East and Europe. After traveling to the Middle East and Europe he was sent to live with a German family in Dresden, to learn German for five months with his brother Elliott and sister Corinne. He later attended Harvard College in the year of 1876. Almost a year later his father died on February the 9th and he meet his first wife; who was Ms. Alice Hathaway Lee before she married Theodore Roosevelt (timeline 1858-1879). Two years after meeting and dating one another, while still attending Harvard; he later graduated and married Alice and commenced in the study...

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