Source: Harper’s Weekly
Source type: magazine
Document type: article
Document title: “The Career of Theodore Roosevelt”
Date of publication: 21 September 1901
Volume number: 45
Issue number: 2335
|“The Career of Theodore Roosevelt.” Harper’s Weekly 21 Sept. 1901 v45n2335: p. 946.|
|Theodore Roosevelt (personal history); Theodore Roosevelt (chronologies).|
|Grover Cleveland; Benjamin Harrison; Henry Cabot Lodge.|
The Career of Theodore Roosevelt
Born, New York City, October 27, 1858.
Graduated, A.B., Harvard, 1880.
Member of Assembly, New York, 1881. Served three terms.
United States Civil Service Commissioner, appointed by President Harrison, 1882. Reappointed by President Cleveland.
Delegate to Republican National Convention, 1884.
Republican candidate for Mayor of New York, 1886.
President New York Board of Police, 1895.
Assistant Secretary of Navy, 1897.
Lieutenant-Colonel of Rough Riders, 1898. Promoted to Colonel during active service.
Governor of New York, 1899.
Elected Vice-President of United States, 1901.
Sworn in as President of the United States, September 14, 1901.
Residence, Oyster Bay, New York.
Author of The Naval War of 1812, Life of Thomas H. Benton, Life of Gouverneur Morris, Ranch Life and Hunting Trail, The Winning of the West, Historic Towns, History of New York City, Essays on Practical Politics, The Wilderness Hunter, American Political Ideals, Oliver Cromwell, The Rough Riders, and, with Henry Cabot Lodge, Hero Tales from American History.