Roosevelt III, Theodore
|born on||13 September 1887 at 02:15 (= 02:15 AM )|
|Place||Cove Neck, New York, 40n53, 73w30|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||20°10' 22°22 Asc. 10°40'|
American political and business leader, a veteran of both the world wars, who was awarded the Medal of Honor. He was the eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Roosevelt.
Roosevelt was instrumental in the forming of the American Legion in 1919. 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, and Vice-President at Doubleday Books, and as a Brigadier General in the United States Army.
On June 20, 1910, Ted married Eleanor Butler Alexander (1888–1960). They had four children.
On July 12, 1944, he died suddenly of a heart attack near Sainte-Mère-Église in Normandy, France.
- child->parent relationship with Roosevelt, Teddy (born 27 October 1858)
Sy Scholfield quotes "Edith Kermit Roosevelt: portrait of a first lady" by Sylvia Jukes Morris (Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1980), p. 112: "at nine o'clock on the evening of September 12 she suddenly went into labor. ... In a final rush, at 2:15 a.m., Edith gave birth to an eight-and-a-half-pound son, Theodore Junior."
- Vocation : Business : Top executive (Chairman and Vice-President)
- Vocation : Military : Military career (Brigadier General in the United States Army)
- Notable : Awards : Medals (Medal of Honor)