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BG Theodore Roosevelt, Jr
Birth: Sep. 13, 1887
Cove Neck
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1944

World War II United States Army Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. The eldest son of 26th United States President Theodore Roosevelt, he graduated from Harvard University, and became a businessman and investor. He served in the United States Army during World War I and World War II. In World War II he rose to the rank of Brigadier General, and served as assistant commander of the United States Army's 4th Infantry Division during the June 6, 1944 D-Day landings at Normandy, France. He was the only general officer to land with the invasion forces that day, and led his men through France through the next month before he died of a heart attack. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery on D-Day. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)
  Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (1861 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Butler Alexander Roosevelt (1888 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Grace Green Roosevelt McMillian (1911 - 1993)*
  Grace Roosevelt McMillan (1911 - 1994)*
  Theodore Roosevelt (1914 - 2001)*
  Cornelius Van Schaak Roosevelt (1915 - 1991)*
  Quentin Roosevelt (1919 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (1884 - 1980)**
  Theodore Roosevelt (1887 - 1944)
  Kermit Roosevelt (1889 - 1943)*
  Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby (1891 - 1977)*
  Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (1894 - 1979)*
  Quentin Roosevelt (1897 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Cause of death: Heart attack
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Section D, Row 28, Grave 45
GPS (lat/lon): 49.36091, -0.85615
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2144
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- Doc
 Added: Sep. 13, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 13, 2017
💜 May the Angels sing to you the most joyous chorus of "Happy Birthday" on your special day Sir, Rest Peacefully...
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 Added: Sep. 13, 2017
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