Theodore Roosevelt Timeline
Born in New York City, child of Theodore and Martha Roosevelt. As a young child Theodore suffered greatly from Asthma.
Publishes First Book
Theodore Roosevelt Books
Theodore publishes his first book, The Naval War of 1812, written partly while he was in college. It set the standard for studies on naval strategy and was required reading at the Naval Academy in Annapolis for many years.
Vice President of the United States
March 4 - Sept 14, 1901 Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Vice President of the United States with President William McKinley.
President of United States
Roosevelt Oath of Office
At age 42, Roosevelt becomes the 26th President of the United States and is sworn into office, the youngest man ever to become President (John F. Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected to that office at the age of 43).
Tribute to Roosevelt
Died in his sleep at Sagamore Hill of coronary embolism (arterial blood clot) at age 60.