Tag Archives: Theodore Roosevelt’s family

Alice Hathaway Lee: The First Mrs. TR

Few people know it, but Theodore Roosevelt was married twice. He was married at twenty-two. Three years later, his wife died in childbirth. Theodore Roosevelt: Suitor Theodore Roosevelt was home-schooled or privately tutored for most of his youth, partly because … Continue reading

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TR and the White House Gang

When Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901, he brought his wife and six kids – the largest group of youngsters in the White House. The Young Roosevelts At 42, Theodore Roosevelt was our youngest president, and not surprisingly, his family … Continue reading

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TR’s Sister Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Anna Roosevelt Cowles (1855-1931) was closer to Theodore Roosevelt than anyone.  And he respected her more than anyone.   Anna Roosevelt:  A First-Born Syndrome Anna Roosevelt, nicknamed “Bamie” was the eldest of four remarkable Roosevelt children born to Theodore (Sr.) … Continue reading

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