Theodore Roosevelt Jr

  • American

Theodore Roosevelt III, known as Theodore Jr, was an American government, business, and military leader. He was the eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and First Lady Edith Roosevelt.

Roosevelt was instrumental in the forming of the American Legion in 1919 following his valiant service in the United States Army during World War I. He later served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Governor of Puerto Rico (1929-32), Governor-General of the Philippines (1932-33), Chairman of the Board of American Express Company, Vice-President at Doubleday Books. Returning to the Army in 1940, he led the first wave of troops at Utah Beach during the Normandy landings in 1944, earning the Medal of Honor for his command. He died in France 36 days later, holding the rank of Brigadier General. - Wikipedea


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1905/12/28 Theodore Roosevelt Jr joins the family holiday at Pine Knot. The only Roosevelt furniture at Pine Knot is a large table that dates back to the early 1900s. Life Pine Knot Scottsville
1919/05/06 Theodore Roosevelt Jr, suffering from a machine gun wound in the leg, returns as a casualty from France to New York City aboard the Mauretania disembarking at the Cunard pier, North River, New York City. Health Pier 54, NYC New York City
1919/05/06 Theodore Roosevelt Jr, suffering from a machine gun wound in the leg, returns as a casualty from France to New York City aboard the Mauretania disembarking at the Cunard pier, North River, New York City. Health The Mauretania Bristol
1944/06/06 Brig Gen Roosevelt lands with the first wave of the forces assaulting Utah Beach. Although the enemy has the beach under constant direct fire, he repeatedly leads fighting groups from over the seawall, establishing them inland. US General Utah Beach Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, FR D Day
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