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Theodore Roosevelt: Sailor and Soldier

Theodore Roosevelt, man of a zillion interests, always loved the military. TR: The Sailors’ Nephew Theodore Roosevelt was a little child during the tumultuous Civil War years.   His was a well-to-do prominent New York family, but his mother, Martha (Mittie) … Continue reading

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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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Alice Roosevelt: TR’s Little Girl

The woman who would become the “other Washington Monument” had a tragic early childhood. Alice Lee Roosevelt: The Early Years Alice Lee Roosevelt (1884-1981) was born on February 13, 1884. The following day, February 14, her mother, also an Alice … Continue reading

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