Full Name: Theodore Roosevelt
Born: October 27, 1858
Place of Birth: New York, New York
Ancestry: English, Dutch, Scotch, Huguenot
Father: Theodore Roosevelt (1831 - 1878)
Mother: Martha Bulloch Rooosevelt (1834 - 1884)
First Lady: Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt
Children: Six; 3 boys, 3 girls
Pet(s): Sailor Boy, a Chesapeake Bay retriever; Manchu, a Pekingese; Skip, a mutt; terriers named Jack and Pete; cats named Tom Quartz and Slippers; Josiah the badger; Algonquin the pony; Eli the macaw; Jonathan the piebald rat; Emily Spinach, a garter snake; twelve horses; five bears; five guinea pigs; other snakes; two kangaroo rats; lizards; roosters; an owl; a flying squirrel; a raccoon; a coyote; a lion; a hyena; a zebra
Education: Harvard College
Religion: Dutch Reformed
Occupation: Author, Lawyer, Public Offical
Military Service: Commander of the first U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Member of New York State Assembly, (1882-84); Member of Civil Service Commission, (1889-95); Assistant Secretary of the Navy, (1895-97); Governor of New York, (1898-1900); Vice President, (1901)
Age at Inauguration: 42
Terms Served: Two; (1901 - 1905), (1905 - 1909)
Vice Presidents: Charles Warren Fairbanks
Campaign Slogan: None
States Admitted: Oklahoma
Sport or Hobby: Boxing, Hunting, Jujitsu, Riding, Shooting, Tennis, Wrestling
Nickname: Rough Rider
Died: January 6, 1919 - Age 61
Place of Death: Oyster Bay, New York
Cause of Death: Malaria and leg infection
Roosevelt rode horseback, hunted, and boxed while he was President.
He wrote books about politics, America, outdoor pasttimes, wilderness, and great adventures.
The 'Teddy Bear' was named after him in 1903.
His favorite word was 'bully' which meant 'great'.
He began the construction of the Panama Canal.