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Theodore Roosevelt’s interests and pursuits were many and varied. Complex, highly active, and intellectual, he lived both his personal and public life with vigor and passion. Explore the many facets of TR by reviewing the articles and themes below.

Wharton, Edith

Edith Wharton was an American author and the first woman to earn a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She was also a friend of Theodore and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.

Theme: Family and Friends

Henderson, David Bremner

David Bremner Henderson served as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 56th and 57th Congresses—which included President Theodore Roosevelt’s first term—until Henderson’s surprise resignation in 1903.

Theme: Politics and Government

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Biographical Overview

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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City and died on January 6, 1919. In the sixty intervening years he lived one of the most strenuous lives in American history.

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