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Roosevelt was the second of four children born into a socially prominent family of dutch and english ancestry his father, theodore roosevelt, sr, was a noted businessman and philanthropist, and his mother, martha bulloch of georgia, came from a wealthy, slave-owning plantation family in frail. Theodore roosevelt (october 27, 1858-january 6, 1919) was born in new york into one of the old dutch families which had settled in america in the seventeenth century at eighteen he entered harvard college and spent four years there, dividing his time between books and sport and excelling at both. Theodore roosevelt altered american foreign and domestic policy in ways that would influence the nation for decades to come tr's legacy share: during theodore roosevelt's political career. Early life ttheodore roosevelt, nicknamed teddy, was born on october 27, 1858 in new york city into a family of prominence his vice presidency was short.
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