He dropped out after a year to pursue politics and government, winning a seat in the New York Assembly in 1882. In 1884 Alice and Theodore had a daughter, Alice Lee. Later in the same year a double tragedy struck Roosevelt, when his wife and mother died in the same house on the same day. Pre Presidency After the major tragedies, Roosevelt moved out west for two years becoming a rancher and sheriff. In 1886, he returned to New York City and married his childhood sweetheart, Edith Kermit Carow.
While serving there he became known as an independent republican. Then, in 1884 his mother and his wife died on the same day. He was completely broken-hearted, and he had no idea where he wanted to go from there. after a couple of months of mourning, he decided that he would head west, and he would finally fulfill his childhood dream of being a cowboy. He decided that he would move to the Dakotas where he became a rancher with all of the rough experienced cowboys of the west.
The Great Franklin D. Roosevelt Nicholas DeGristina SUNY Canton Leadership Profile April 27th, 2014 Throughout the history of the United States there has been extraordinary individuals both in business and government that have demonstrated their abilities to be affective leaders among the people in which they are in charge of. There are many definitions of what a leader is and what characteristics a leader should have. One man that demonstrates all aspects of a leader and that has been deemed on the list of one of the greatest presidents who has ever served respectfully belongs to Franklin D. Roosevelt. On January 30th, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York a boy named Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born. He was son of James and Sara Roosevelt.
He was certainly one of the utmost presidents of the early 20th century, and is often thought to be one of the greatest presidents in United States history. Through Roosevelt’s amazingly energetic personality and astonishing courage pushed America through the early 20th century, as well as created many much-needed reforms. Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27, 1858, as the second of four children of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. His father was a New York City philanthropist, merchant, and partner in the glass-importing firm. His uncle was a leading Confederate admiral in the Civil War. Roosevelt suffered from many illnesses, which required him to sit up or slouch over in a chair to fall asleep.
Their names were Anna, Elliot, and Corinne and they all had nicknames just like Teddy Roosevelt. In 1865 he watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession from his grandfather’s house. He attended Harvard College and graduated in 1880. His father died of stomach cancer before Teddy Roosevelt could graduate from college. He then went onto attending Columbia Law School, but quit in two years without getting a degree.
Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt deserves to be inducted into the Hall of Fame because of his historic presidency and his work as a political activist helping to change the United States of America into the great nation it is today. Teddy Roosevelt made many monumental decisions and made many projects a success because of his determination and his ideas to better our great nation. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York. He was always as hard worker but after his father died during his second year at Harvard, which only inspired him to work even harder and continue on to a law degree at Columbia University. He was soon married to Alice Hathaway Lee, a woman from Massachusetts, and began to enter the realm of politics.
Theodore Roosevelt dropped out of law school and got into politics, joining the New York Assembly. Although soon after he lost his mother, and his wife on the same day. Utterly devastated, Roosevelt left his young daughter with his sister and left for the lands of North Dakota to start a new life. In 1886, Roosevelt returned to New York and unsuccessfully ran for Mayor. During this time he married his second wife, Edith Kermit Carow, with whom he had five children.
In the 1930’s the United States need a president that would be able to lead the country through the tough times of the Great Depression and World War II. Franklin D. Roosevelt was the man who was capable to lead the country through these challenging times. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the adored only child of James and Sara Delano Roosevelt born on January 30, 1882 at Hyde Park, New York. Both sides of the family, the Delano and the Roosevelt had business associates of shipping interests in coal and railroads. They both had long English-Dutch patrician pedigrees (Franklin D. Roosevelt 1).
He was elected as governor of New York in 1898. By the time he was twenty-two years of age he had married his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. They were married in 1880, however this marriage was short-lived due to Alice’s untimely death in February 1884. She died two days after giving birth to their first child, Alice Lee Roosevelt. After the death of his wife, Mr. Roosevelt was devastated.
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” these are inspiring words said by a great man. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a great man, that is something one cannot deny and it is rare for someone not to know the name. How though, did this man reach such great heights in his career and become so prominent in our society. Franklin’s choices not only shaped his life and his future but in ways they also shaped ours. Franklin’s constant achievements through his childhood, adult hood, and his involvement in politics are truly what lead him and an entire nation to success.