Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth president of the united states. He was born on October 27, in 1858. Most people called him Theodore or Teddy. His mother and father were named Theodore and Martha. As he got older he lost his name as Theodore and gained Teddy or TD. Theodore even had a toy named after him. Teddy was often sick when he was a child and when he was ten he was taught to lift weights. In 1876 Teddy attended Harvard University. While he was in college he met Alice Lee. They married on Teddy's birthday in 1880. On Valentines day of 1884. Alice died of giving birth to a little girl, Teddy named her Alice on the same day Teddy's mother had died of typhoid fever. Teddy loved to spend time at Sago More Hill. Teddy married again 1886 Teddy gave his new wife Sago More Hill as a gift. Teddy's wife had five other children, Quentin, Ted, Kermit, Ethel, and Archie. Teddy was part of a war group called the Rough Riders. Teddy became vice-president. When President McKinley was shot and killed Teddy became president. Teddy's son Quentin was killed in World War 1. Theodore Roosevelt died of old age on January 6, 1919.