Cornelius Van Schaak Roosevelt

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Cornelius Van Schaak Roosevelt

Death 2 Aug 1991 (aged 75)
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Memorial ID 48825574 · View Source
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The Benton Courier, Friday, August 9, 1991

Cornelius Van Schaak Roosevelt, a grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and former Central Intelligence Agency official, died August 2 of a heart attack in his home. He was 75.

Roosevelt was also an engineer and business executive who worked in China, an art collector and amateur archaeologist. A Navy veteran, he had traveled the world from Haiti to the Red Sea as a scuba diving instructor.

A native of New York, he attended Harvard University and was graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the CIA in Washington in 1952.

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