Birth: October 27, 1858
Death: January 6, 1919
Term of Office: September 14, 1901-March 3, 1909
Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term; Finished out first term after William McKinley was assassinated.
First Lady: Edith Kermit Carow
Nickname: "Teddy"; "Trust Buster"; "TR"
Theodore Roosevelt Quote: "The first requisite of a good citizen in this Republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight."
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Major Events While in Office:
- Panama Canal Rights Acquired (1904)
- Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904-1905)
- Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
- Won Nobel Peace Prize (1906)
- Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)
- San Francisco Earthquake (1906)
- Panic of 1907
States Entering Union While in Office:
- Oklahoma (1907)
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