Timeline of Theodore Roosevelt

Timeline created by Park, Hae Rang
  • Theodore Roosevelt is Born

    Theodore Roosevelt is Born
    He was born in a four-story brownstone at 28 East 20th Street, in the modern-day Gramercy section of New York City. He was the second of four children.
  • Theodore Roosevelt meets Alice Lee

    Theodore Roosevelt meets Alice Lee
    Aliec Lee was the first wife Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Graduates from Harvard

    Theodore Roosevelt Graduates from Harvard
    Theodore Roosevelt entered Harvard University in 1876, and he was very good in the subjects of Science and Phisiology.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Publishes First Book: The Naval War of 1812

    Theodore Roosevelt Publishes First Book: The Naval War of 1812
    While at Harvard, Roosevelt began a systematic study of the role played by the nascent US Navy in the War of 1812.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Ranches the Badlands

    Theodore Roosevelt Ranches the Badlands
    Roosevelt built a second ranch, which he named Elk Horn, thirty-five miles (56 km) north of the boomtown of Medora, North Dakota.
  • Alice Lee Roosevelt is Born

    Alice Lee Roosevelt is Born
    Alice Lee Roosevelt born at the Roosevelt family home on 6 West 57th St. in New York City.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Attends Republican National Convention

    Theodore Roosevelt Attends Republican National Convention
    Roosevelt was a Republican activist during his years in the Assembly, writing more bills than any other New York state legislator.
  • Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Is Born

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Is Born
    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. Orphaned by the time she was ten, the young niece of President Theodore Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt Marries Alice Hathaway Lee

    Theodore Roosevelt Marries Alice Hathaway Lee
    Alice Hathaway Lee (July 29, 1861 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts – February 14, 1884 in Manhattan, New York) was the first wife of Theodore Roosevelt and mother of their child, Alice.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Marries Edith Kermit Carow

    Theodore Roosevelt Marries Edith Kermit Carow
    Following the election, he went to London in 1886 and married his childhood sweetheart, Edith Kermit Carow.
  • Theodore Roosevelt, Junior Is Born

    Theodore Roosevelt, Junior Is Born
    "Teddy," as he was, in childhood, universally known, was the son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was born at the family estate in Oyster Bay Cove, New York.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Appointed United States Civil Service Commissioner

    Theodore Roosevelt Appointed United States Civil Service Commissioner
    In the 1888 presidential election, Roosevelt campaigned in the Midwest for Benjamin Harrison. President Harrison appointed Roosevelt to the United States Civil Service Commission
  • Kermit Roosevelt Is Born

    Kermit Roosevelt Is Born
    Kermit was born at the Roosevelt residence Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay, New York, the second child born to Theodore Roosevelt and his second wife, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.
  • Ethel Carow Roosevelt Is Born

    Ethel Carow Roosevelt Is Born
    Ethel Carow Roosevelt was born in Oyster Bay, New York to Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Kermit Carow. From an early age, young Ethel Carow showed practical leadership qualities.
  • Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt Is Born

    Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt Is Born
    Archibald, nicknamed both "Archie" and "Archikins", was born in Washington, D.C., the fourth child of president Theodore Roosevelt and his second wife, Edith Kermit Carow.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Becomes President of the Board of the NYC Police Commissioners

    Theodore Roosevelt Becomes President of the Board of the NYC Police Commissioners
    Roosevelt became president of the board of New York City Police Commissioners in 1895. During his two years in this post, Roosevelt radically reformed the police department.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy

    Theodore Roosevelt Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy
    Roosevelt had always been fascinated by naval history. Urged by Roosevelt's close friend, Congressman Henry Cabot Lodge, President William McKinley appointed a delighted Roosevelt to the position of assistant secretary of teh Navy.
  • Quentin Roosevelt Is Born

    Quentin Roosevelt Is Born
    Quentin was the youngest child of the Roosevelt family including half-sister Alice, sister, Ethel, and brothers Theodore Jr., Kermit and Archibald "Archie".
  • Theodore Roosevelt Elected Governor of New York

    Theodore Roosevelt Elected Governor of New York
    On leaving the Army, Roosevelt was elected governor of New York in 1898 as a Republican.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Elected Vice President of United States

    Theodore Roosevelt Elected Vice President of United States
    Roosevelt was a powerful campaign asset for the Republican ticket, which defeated William Jennings Bryan in a landslide based on restoration of prosperity at home and a successful war.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Becomes the 26th President of the United States

    Theodore Roosevelt Becomes the 26th President of the United States
    McKinley was shot by an anarchist named Leon Czolgosz on September 6, 1901, and died on September 14, putting Roosevelt into the presidency.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

    Theodore Roosevelt Wins the Nobel Peace Prize
    In June, 1905, President Roosevelt offered his good offices as mediator between Russia and Japan,
  • Theodore Roosevelt Dies

    Theodore Roosevelt Dies
    Roosevelt was considering a third Presidential campaign in 1920, and was believed to have been the front-runner for the Republican nomination until he was laid low by illness.