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Theodore Roosevelt Biography

Title:
26th President of the United States
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 14, 2008

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Individuals with JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to government and constitutional law. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to government and constitutional law.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • 26th President of the U.S., 1901-1909
  • Nobel Peace Prize, 1906
  • Vice-President of the US, 1901
  • Governor of New York, 1898-1901
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1897-1898
  • Director, N.Y.C. Police Department, 1895-1897
  • Member of the Civil Service Commission, 1889-1895
  • Assembly of New York State, 1881-1884
Education:
  • Studied in Germany, 1880-1881
  • Harvard University, 1876-1880
Other:
  • Born: Oct. 27, 1858 in New York, NY
  • Deceased: Jan. 6, 1919
  • Roosevelt was a historian, a biographer, a statesman, a hunter, a naturalist, an orator. His prodigious literary output includes twenty-six books, over a thousand magazine articles, thousands of speeches and letters
Quoted in:
  1. Should "In God We Trust" Be Removed from US Currency?