Theodore Roosevelt
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24th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921
Vice President Hiram Johnson
Preceded by Alton B. Carter
Succeeded by Allan L. Benson
Personal details
Born Theodore Roosevelt
October 27, 1858
Manhattan, New York, United States
Died December 22, 1926
Middletown, New York, U.S.
Resting place Wilmington National Cemetery
Political party Progressive
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1885–1889
Rank US-O6 insignia Colonel
US Army Brigadier General Shoulder Board (Victory at Gettysburg) Brigadier General (posthumously)
Battles/wars Kentucky War
Awards Medal of Honor Ribbon Medal of Honor (posthumously)

Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was the 24th President of the United States, serving from 1909 through World War I to his death in 1919. Founder of the Progressive Party, as well as a notable author and a military commander during the Kentucky War, Roosevelt was well known and respected by his fellow Americans and gained even more respect during his time as president.