James Roosevelt

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James Roosevelt
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Painting of James Roosevelt at Springwood Estate in Hyde Park, New York
Born(1828-07-16)July 16, 1828
DiedDecember 8, 1900(1900-12-08) (aged 72)
Alma materUnion College, Harvard University
OccupationBusinessman
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Rebecca Brien Howland
(m. 1853; died 1876)

Sara Ann Delano (m. 1880)
ChildrenJames Roosevelt Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Parent(s)Isaac Daniel Roosevelt
Mary Rebecca Aspinwall
RelativesSee Roosevelt family
James with his son Franklin in 1895

James Roosevelt I (July 16, 1828 – December 8, 1900)[1] was an American businessman, politician, horse breeder, and the father of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who became the 32nd president of the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. Miller, Nathan (1992). Theodore Roosevelt: A Life.