Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918

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Quentin Roosevelt I (November 19, 1897 – July 14, 1918) was the youngest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and First Lady Edith Roosevelt. Inspired by his father and siblings, he joined the United States Army Air Service where he became a pursuit pilot during World War I. He was killed in aerial combat over France on Bastille Day (July 14), 1918. As of 2020, he is the only child of a US President to die in combat.
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referencedIn Dulin, Cecilia P., 1872?-1968. Cecilia P. Dulin papers, 1908-1954. Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt correspondence with William Roscoe Thayer, 1884-1919. Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Papers, 1759-1993, (bulk 1878-1919) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Manuscript copies, 18-- - 19--. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Roosevelt, Quentin, 1897-1918. Papers, 1905-1934. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Family papers, 1906-1978. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. EX-PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Typewritten note signed : Oyster Bay, to Howard C. Smith, 1918 July 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. Papers of John Burroughs [manuscript], 1856-1943. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Andrews, Avery Delano, 1864-1959. Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Theodore Roosevelt papers, 18-- - 19--. Houghton Library
referencedIn Bridges, Robert, 1858-1941. Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Roosevelt family papers, 18-- - 19--. Houghton Library
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1759-1993 (bulk 1878-1919). Library of Congress
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roll of Honor photographs, ca. 1912-ca. 1919. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General. 1774 - 1985. Correspondence, Reports, Telegrams, Applications, and Other Papers Relating to Burials of Service Personnel. 1/1/1915 - 12/31/1939. Roosevelt, Quentin National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Lambert, Robert T, 1886-. World War I still images [pictures] 1912-1919. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc., Collection. 1927 - 1942. Motion Picture Films. 1927 - 1942. THE YANKS ARE COMING National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Family papers, 1878-1918. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. Edith Kermit Roosevelt papers, 1781-1948 (bulk 1889-1946). Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
referencedIn Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945. Paul Philippe Cret architectural drawings, circa 1901-1936. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. person
associatedWith Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945. person
associatedWith Dulin, Cecilia P., 1872?-1968. person
associatedWith Groton School. corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard Memorial Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Lambert, Robert T, 1886- person
correspondedWith Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
memberOf United States. Army corporateBody
memberOf United States. Army. Air Service corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington, D. C. DC US
Republic of France 00 FR
Subject
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
Army Air Forces
Hunting
World War, 1914-1918
Aerial combat
Public schools
Occupation
Soldier
Airplane Pilot
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Birth 1897-11-19

Death 1918-07-14

Male

Americans

English

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