Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919)
Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States, in office from 1901 to
1909. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived
Progressive, “Bull Moose”, Party of 1912. Before becoming President, he held
various levels of city, state, and federal offices. He was a naturalist, explorer,
hunter and a soldier.