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 Henry Latrobe Roosevelt

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Henry Latrobe Roosevelt

  • Birth 10 Oct 1879 Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 1936 District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 9259905

Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the USMC in 1899 and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. He served in the Spanish-American War, was Assistant Naval Attache in Paris in 1914, served at the Headquarters of the USMC 1914-16, served in Haiti in 1916 with the police force keeping peace there, and later assigned to Quantico, VA where he resigned his commission in 1920. He worked for the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), was president of Readio Real Estate Corporation, and then appointed Assistant Secretary of Navy in 1933. He was the fifth Roosevelt to be appointed as Assistant Secretary of Navy.



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  • Created by: Janet Greentree
  • Added: 2 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9259905
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Latrobe Roosevelt (10 Oct 1879–22 Feb 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9259905, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Janet Greentree (contributor 5502422) .