The Valentine’s day Theodore Roosevelt wished never had happened.

On February 14, 1884, Theodore Roosevelt received a terrible news, his wife and mother died within hours of one another in the Roosevelt house in New York City. His mother, age 50, succumbed to typhus, and his wife Alice died at the age of 22 giving birth to her namesake. The following diary entries lovinglyContinue reading “The Valentine’s day Theodore Roosevelt wished never had happened.”

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.-the forgotten Roosevelt.

The Roosevelt name must be one of the best known names in US and world history, for it was the name of not 1 but 2 legendary presidents. A lesser known but not a lesser heroic man was Theodore “Ted” Roosevelt III (September 13, 1887 – July 12, 1944), known as Theodore Jr., an American government,Continue reading “Theodore Roosevelt Jr.-the forgotten Roosevelt.”