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James Roosevelt

Born: 23-Dec-1907
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 13-Aug-1991
Location of death: Newport Beach, CA
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from California, 1955-65

Military service: USMC (1940-45); USMC Reserve (Brig. Gen.)

Father: Franklin D. Roosevelt (US President, b. 30-Jan-1882, d. 12-Apr-1945)
Mother: Eleanor Roosevelt (First Lady, b. 11-Oct-1884, d. 7-Nov-1962)
Sister: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (b. 3-May-1906, d. 1-Dec-1975)
Brother: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. (1st, d. 1909 in infancy)
Brother: Elliott Roosevelt (b. 23-Sept-1910, d. 27-Oct-1990)
Brother: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. (US Congressman, b. 17-Aug-1914, d. 17-Aug-1988)
Brother: John Aspinwall Roosevelt (b. 13-Mar-1916, d. 27-Apr-1981)
Wife: Betsey Cushing (m. 4-Jun-1930, div. 7-Mar-1940, two daughters)
Daughter: Sara Delano Roosevelt (b. 13-Mar-1932)
Daughter: Kate Roosevelt Whitney (b. 16-Feb-1936)
Wife: Romelle Theresa Schneider (m. 14-Apr-1941, div. 21-Jun-1955, two sons, one daughter)
Son: James Roosevelt, Jr. (b. 9-Nov-1945)
Son: Michael Anthony Roosevelt (b. 7-Dec-1946)
Daughter: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (b. 10-Jan-1948)
Wife: Gladys Irene Owens (m. 2-Jul-1956, div. 1969, one son)
Son: Hall Delano Roosevelt (b. 27-Jun-1957)
Wife: Mary Lena Winskill (m. 3-Oct-1969, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Rebecca Mary Roosevelt (b. 12-Apr-1971)

    High School: St. Albans School
    High School: Groton School (1926)
    University: Harvard University (1930)

    US State Department Delegate to UN Economic and Social Council (1965-66)
    US Congressman, California 26th (3-Jan-1955 to 30-Sep-1965, resigned)
    California State Democratic Central Committee Chairman (1946-48)
    Roosevelt & Haines, Inc.
    White House Staff Secy. to President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1937-38)
    Roosevelt & Sargent, Inc.
    Navy Cross
    Silver Star
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Purple Gang (5-Jan-1960) · Himself

Author of books:
Affectionately, FDR (1959, memoir, with Sidney Shalett)
My Parents (1976, memoir, with Bill Libby)


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