Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943

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Kermit Roosevelt I (October 10, 1889 – June 4, 1943), recipient of the Military Cross, was an American businessman, soldier, explorer, and writer. The son of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, Kermit was a graduate of Harvard College, served in both World Wars (in World War I with both the British and American armies), and explored two continents with his father. He fought a lifelong battle with depression and committed suicide while serving in the U.S. Army in Alaska during World War II.
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referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944. Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, 1780-1962 (bulk 1920-1944). Library of Congress
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Additional correspondence and compositions, 1873-1945. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn John Flournoy Montgomery papers, 1933-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Typed letter signed from Kermit Roosevelt to A. B. Upshur, Esq., 1937
referencedIn Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs. 1860 - 1952. General Correspondence. 1918 - 1921. 300, Commissions, 1-100. 1918 - 1921. Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to General Peyton March, Chief of Staff National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Letters to Belle Wyatt Willard Roosevelt, 1913-1918. Houghton Library
referencedIn Carl Tilden Keller collection concerning Sir Aurel Stein, 1922-1945. Houghton Library
creatorOf Andrews, Avery Delano, 1864-1959. Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Theodore Roosevelt papers, 18-- - 19--. Houghton Library
referencedIn Montgomery, John Flournoy, 1878-1954. John Flournoy Montgomery papers, 1933-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Records of the Selective Service System (World War I). 1917 - 1939. Draft Registration Cards. 1917 - 1918. World War I Draft Registration Card for Kermit Roosevelt National Archives at Atlanta
creatorOf O'Shaughnessy family. O'Shaughnessy family papers, 1899-1937, bulk (1910-1930). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Frederick Hale Papers, 1917-1940 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Taylor family. Papers, 1880-1937. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Typed letter signed from Kermit Roosevelt to A.B. Upshur, Esq., 1937. Florida State University
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn William T. Hornaday Papers, 1866-1975, (bulk 1906-1936) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Manuscript copies, 18-- - 19--. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer. 1860 - 1985. Historical Films. 1914 - 1936. THE ARMY OF OCCUPATION, DECEMBER 1, 1918 TO, SEPTEMBER 1, 1919, 1ST DIVISION National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Letter, 1926, November 24, New York, to Mr. William B. Bogert, Keswick, Va. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Papers of Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt, 1885-1975. Library of Congress
creatorOf Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Letters to Kermit Roosevelt, 1890-1918. Houghton Library
creatorOf Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943. Kermit and Belle Roosevelt papers, 1928-1962. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Letters to Kermit Roosevelt, 1890-1918. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931. Vachel Lindsay letters and photo of his wife, 1920-1928. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn O'Shaughnessy family papers, 1899-1937, 1910-1930 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bridges, Robert, 1858-1941. Theodore Roosevelt Collection: manuscripts--Roosevelt family papers, 18-- - 19--. Houghton Library
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Kermit Roosevelt and Belle Roosevelt Papers, 1725-1975, (bulk 1900-1964) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978. Papers, 1920-1978 (bulk 1926-1961). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. John Sylvester Fischer papers, 1907-1980 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Papers, 1780-1962, (bulk 1920-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937. Papers of William Temple Hornaday, 1866-1975 (bulk 1906-1936). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959. person
associatedWith Bogert, William Benezet, person
associatedWith Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978. person
associatedWith Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Coolidge, Harold J. (Harold Jefferson), 1904-1985. person
associatedWith Cooper, Merian C. person
associatedWith Cutting, C. Suydam (Charles Suydam), 1889-1972. person
associatedWith Field, Stanley, 1875-1964. person
associatedWith Fischer, John Sylvester, 1910-1978. person
associatedWith Groton School. corporateBody
associatedWith Hale, Frederick, 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939. person
associatedWith Herbert, Elizabeth Willard. person
associatedWith Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937. person
correspondedWith Keller, Carl Tilden, 1872-1955 person
associatedWith Kermit Roosevelt Memorial Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Kerr Steamship Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931. person
associatedWith Montgomery, John Flournoy, 1878-1954. person
associatedWith Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), b. 1860 person
associatedWith O'Shaughnessy family family
associatedWith O'Shaughnessy family. family
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Archibald, 1918-1990. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Belle, 1892-1968. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roosevelt Steamship Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944. person
associatedWith Smithsonian African Expedition (1909) corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor family. family
associatedWith Timpson, Lawrence. person
associatedWith Truman, Bess Wallace, 1885-1982 person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
memberOf United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States Lines Company. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Maritime Commission. corporateBody
correspondedWith Upshur, A. B., Esq. person
associatedWith Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. person
associatedWith Winant, John G. (John Gilbert), 1889-1947. person
associatedWith Young America Wants to Help. corporateBody
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Fort Richardson AK US
Oyster Bay NY US
Subject
Presidents--Election--1944
Preparatory schools
World War, 1939-1945
Arabs--Africa, North
World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence
Hunting--India
Families
Hunting--Africa
Book collecting
Depression, Mental--Diagnosis
World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence--United States
Shipping
Hunting
Preparatory schools--Massachusetts--Groton
Arabs
World War, 1914-1918
Hunting--Asia, Central
Presidents--United States--Election--1944
World War, 1939-1945--War work
Occupation
Businessmen
Authors
Businesswomen
Soldiers
Social leaders
Explorers
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Birth 1889-10-10

Death 1943-06-04

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Americans

English

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