James Roosevelt

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Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Aug 13, 1991 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1907
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Aug 13, 1991 (83)

About

The oldest son of Franklin D. Roosevelt who served as a California Congressman from 1955 to 1965. He served in World War II and was among the 2nd Raider at the historic battle of Midway.

Before Fame

He was awarded the Navy Cross and reached the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Trivia

He ran for Governor of California in 1950, but loss to Earl Warren.

Family Life

He was married four times and had seven children: Sara, Kate, James III, Michael, Anna, Hall and Rebecca.

Associated With

He served as Secretary to the President under his father, Franklin D. Roosevelt, from 1937 to 1938.

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