•  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace N.H.S.

    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    National Historic Site New York

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Theodore Roosevelt- Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1897.

Theodore Roosevelt was the Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1897-1898 and helped prepare for the Spanish-American War. Theodore resigned a few weeks after hostilities began and actively participated in combat as Lieutenant Colonel of the Army's First Volunteer 'Rough Rider' Cavalry Regiment.

U.S. Navy

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Did You Know?

eleanor roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the daughter of Theodore's younger brother Elliott, making T.R. her uncle. Franklin D. Roosevelt was related to Theodore and Elliott by a common male ancestor (Nicholas) who was born five generations and 300 years earlier.