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Alice Lee Roosevelt


Kept in mind as the 1st wife of U.S. Chief executive Theodore Roosevelt as well as the mom of his 1st kid, this Massachusetts-born female passed away of kidney disease significantly less than forty-eight hours after having a baby towards the couple’s child, Alice Lee Roosevelt. She 1st fulfilled Theodore Roosevelt in past due 1878 and became involved to him on ROMANTIC DAYS CELEBRATION of 1880 (tragically, she passed away upon this same day simply four years later on). Both, who have been reportedly quite definitely in love, had been married on the near future president’s twenty-second birthday. Bright’s Disease, the problem that wiped out Roosevelt in her early twenties, had not been diagnosed ahead of her loss of life because her pregnancy produced its symptoms much less obvious. The child of Caroline W Haskell and George Cabot Lee, she grew up in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Her child, Alice, grew up from age three by Theodore Roosevelt’s second wife, Edith Roosevelt.

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Full Name Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt
Date Of Birth July 29, 1861
Died February 14, 1884, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Massachusetts
Profession Political Wife
Nationality American
Spouse Theodore Roosevelt
Children Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Parents George Cabot Lee
Siblings Harriet Lee Payne, Rose Lee, George Cabot Lee, Jr., Isabella Mason, Caroline Haskell Lee
Star Sign Leo

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1First cousin of Eleanore Roosevelt and fifth cousins once removed of Eleanore's husband Franklin Roosevelt.
2Husband was a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio; term of service: 4 March 1915 - 9 April 1931 (died in office).
3She was the last surviving child of Theodore Roosevelt.
4Was matron of honor at the wedding of her cousin Eleanor Roosevelt.
5Daughter Paulina died at the age of 31 of a drug overdose. Alice won custody of her granddaughter, giving her a second chance at motherhood.
6Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt.



60 Minutes1969TV Series documentaryHerself
Pathé's Weekly, No. 471911ShortHerself
Launch of the Kaiser's Yacht 'Meteor'1902ShortHerself
Prince Henry and President's Party1902ShortHerself
Christening and Launching Kaiser Wilhelm's Yacht 'Meteor'1902ShortHerself
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History2014TV Series documentaryHerself

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1If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
2I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.
3My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.

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