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Early life and family Theodore Roosevelt at age 11 Roosevelt's coat of arms, featuring a rose bush in reference to the name: Rooseveltall sons of Cornelius Roosevelt.
He had an older sister, Anna nicknamed "Bamie"a younger brother, Elliottand a younger sister, Corinne. His paternal grandfather was of Dutch descent;  his other ancestry included primarily Scottish and Scots-Irish, English  and smaller amounts of German, Welsh, and French. He repeatedly experienced sudden nighttime asthma attacks that caused the experience of being smothered to death, which terrified both Theodore and his parents.
Doctors had no cure. Having learned the rudiments of taxidermyhe filled his makeshift museum with animals that he killed or caught; he then studied the animals and prepared them for display. At age nine, he recorded his observation of insects in a paper entitled "The Natural History of Insects".
His father was a prominent leader in New York's cultural affairs; he helped to found the Metropolitan Museum of Artand had been especially active in mobilizing support for the Union during the Civil War, even though his in-laws included Confederate leaders. Roosevelt said, "My father, Theodore Roosevelt, was the best man I ever knew.
He combined strength and courage with gentleness, tenderness, and great unselfishness. He would not tolerate in us children selfishness or cruelty, idleness, cowardice, or untruthfulness. He had discovered the significant benefits of physical exertion to minimize his asthma and bolster his spirits.
After being manhandled by two older boys on a camping trip, he found a boxing coach to teach him to fight and strengthen his body. Brands argued that "The most obvious drawback to his home schooling was uneven coverage of the various areas of human knowledge".
When he entered Harvard College on September 27,his father advised: He studied biology intently and was already an accomplished naturalist and a published ornithologist; he read prodigiously with an almost photographic memory.
Biographer Henry Pringle states: Roosevelt, attempting to analyze his college career and weigh the benefits he had received, felt that he had obtained little from Harvard.
He had been depressed by the formalistic treatment of many subjects, by the rigidity, the attention to minutiae that were important in themselves, but which somehow were never linked up with the whole.
Roosevelt gave up his earlier plan of studying natural science and instead decided to attend Columbia Law Schoolmoving back into his family's home in New York City.
Roosevelt was an able law student, but he often found law to be irrational; he spent much of his time writing a book on the War of Though Roosevelt's father had been a prominent member of the Republican Partythe younger Roosevelt made an unorthodox career choice for someone of his class, as most of Roosevelt's peers refrained from becoming too closely involved in politics.
Nonetheless, Roosevelt found allies in the local Republican Party, and he defeated an incumbent Republican state assemblyman closely tied to the political machine of Senator Roscoe Conkling.
After his election victory, Roosevelt decided to drop out of law school, later saying, "I intended to be one of the governing class. Navy records, ultimately publishing The Naval War of in The book contained drawings of individual and combined ship maneuvers, charts depicting the differences in iron throw weights of cannon shot between rival forces, and analyses of the differences between British and American leadership down to the ship-to-ship level.Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more.
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Date: 12/19/ Time: PM Responding to Ed Martin's November 1 post about Mathew S. Pietrowicz's crew - the name you are missing in your picture is 2nd Lt.
Calvin L pfmlures.com was the copilot. Below is additional information for you. Date: 12/19/ Time: PM Responding to Ed Martin's November 1 post about Mathew S.
Pietrowicz's crew - the name you are missing in your picture is 2nd Lt. Calvin L pfmlures.com was the copilot. Below is additional information for you.