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  Elliott Roosevelt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elliott Roosevelt (September 23, 1910 – October 27, 1990), World War II hero and an author, was the son of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt.
Elliott and Fokker were able to receive such a large commission because Elliott had close connections to the U.S. Export-Import Bank through Elliott's father.
Elliott was the fourth of Franklin and Eleanor's six children, their third child having died in infancy about a year before Elliott's birth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elliott_Roosevelt   (432 words)

 Elliott Roosevelt I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elliott Roosevelt I (February 28, 1860- August 14, 1894) was the brother of Theodore Roosevelt and the father of Anna (Eleanor) Roosevelt, who would marry Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Elliott was the third of the four children of Theodore Roosevelt Sr.
At a young age, Elliot was academically more successful than Teddy and seemed to many to be the most promising of the four Roosevelt children, however, he was eventually surpassed by his younger brother.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elliott_Roosevelt_I   (227 words)

 Elliott Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Elliott Roosevelt, the second son and third child of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, had a varied career in communications, politics and business.
Elliott further distanced himself from his family when as a member of the Texas delegation at the 1940 Democratic National Convention he proposed to nominate Jessie Jones, the head of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, for vice-president rather than support FDR's announced candidate, Henry Wallace.
Elliott repaired his breach with his parents during World War II when he accompanied FDR as a military aide to the Casablanca meeting of 1943 and the Cairo-Teheran Conference of 1944.
www.nps.gov /elro/glossary/roosevelt-elliott-son.htm   (687 words)

 Eleanor Roosevelt Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Her father was Elliott Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt's younger brother and her mother was Anna Hall, a descendent of the Livingstons, a distinguished New York family.
Roosevelt became increasingly active in politics both to help him maintain his interests and to assert her own personality and goals.
Roosevelt resigned from the United States Delegation to the United Nations and volunteered her services to the American Association for the United Nations.
www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu /erbio.html   (678 words)

 Newspaper Article: Elliott Roosevelt Finds Health in Virginia Hills
Elliott Roosevelt's place in history is not conspicuous; but it is unique in that no other man has yet been the brother of one President and the father-in-law of another.
Roosevelt's death he placed in the little Episcopal church in Abingdon a pulpit Bible inscribed on the fly leaf to her memory.
Franklin D. Roosevelt placed another Bible inscribed to the memory of her father and her mother, a fitting memorial to this Christian gentleman, of charming personality, a rare and beautiful spirit whose life was a daily practice of the golden rule.
richmondthenandnow.com /Newspaper-Articles/Elliott-Roosevelt.html   (1941 words)

 Franklin Roosevelt
Roosevelt's abilities were brought to the attention of President Woodrow Wilson and in 1913 he appointed him as assistant secretary of the navy, a post he held for the next six years.
Roosevelt was seen as great success as governor of New York and he was the obvious choice as the Democratic presidential candidate in 1932.
Roosevelt announced that he was going to ask Congress to pass a bill enabling the president to expand the Supreme Court by adding one new judge, up to a maximum off six, for every current judge over the age of 70.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USArooseveltF.htm   (7096 words)

 American President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Roosevelt’s combination of confidence, optimism, and political savvy – all of which came together in the experimental economic and social programs of the “New Deal” -- helped bring about the beginnings of a national recovery.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born in 1882 in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt.
Roosevelt’s reassuring "fireside chats," in which he spoke to the nation via radio about the country’s predicament, calmed a worried public.
www.americanpresident.org /history/franklindelanoroosevelt   (1593 words)

 Alibris: Elliott Roosevelt
Here again is Eleanor Roosevelt, detective, trying to untie the complex knots of a murder puzzle while at the same time serving as First Lady in the unique, lively style for which she is so...
In the 12th detective novel written by Elliott Roosevelt, featuring his celebrated mother in a role she did not have in life, but no doubt was highly qualified to play, Mrs.
In this, her 11th appearance as star of son Elliott's mystery series, Eleanor returns to unravel a case of murder, as a special assistant to the president is poisoned.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Roosevelt,Elliott   (941 words)

 First Ladies' Biographical Information
The guests paid more attention to President Roosevelt than to the newlywed couple causing Eleanor to say, "He has to be the corpse at every funeral and the bride at every wedding." Franklin and Eleanor had a short honeymoon at Hyde Park.
Roosevelt touched every corner of the globe, spoke out on all the issues of the day and looked into all variety of problems for her husband.
Eleanor Roosevelt became active in the NAACP, the League of Women Voters and was appointed to the newly founded United Nations.
www.firstladies.org /biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=33   (1584 words)

 The American Experience | Eleanor Roosevelt | People & Events | Eleanor Roosevelt
Although Eleanor Roosevelt came to symbolize the independent and politically active woman of the twentieth century, her views early in life reflected those of most women of her time and class.
Eleanor Roosevelt was born in 1884 into a well-established and wealthy New York family.
Elliott's death two years later of acute alcoholism left his daughter with a permanent longing for affection.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/eleanor/peopleevents/pande01.html   (1201 words)

 Who were her parents?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Elliott Roosevelt was the polar opposite of Anna: dashing, outgoing, volatile, and sensual; "an enormously attractive man bent on self-destruction."
Yet Elliott was unprepared for adulthood without his father's guidance and discipline and, despite his good intentions, adopted a life more defined by parties and alcohol than banking and real estate.
When Elliott Roosevelt married Anna Hall on December 1, 1883, he was more bon vivant than junior partner in a real estate firm and had begun battling the depression that would plague him for the rest of his life.
www.nps.gov /elro/who-is-er/q-and-a/q2.htm   (321 words)

 Elliott Roosevelt books on Bookitybooks.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eleanor Roosevelt puts on her investigative cap when a Hyde Park neighbor is accused in a multimillion dollar stock swindle.
Eleanor Roosevelt was o stranger to difficult causes, but this unfortunate episode had her embroiled in deadly suspense.
Roosevelt was a new kind of First Lady, a woman with a mind of her own, a champion of the downtrodden, and an uncanny solver of crimes.
www.bookitybooks.com /pg/elliottroosevelt.html   (358 words)

Roosevelt "to perform as guests on the radio program known as 'The Campbell Room', advertising products of the sponsor." The program was to take place in CBS Studios in New York City on February 23, 1947 from 9:00-9:30 PM EST.
ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT (1910-1990), the third son of Franklin D. Roosevelt, was born ten months after his brother, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.
www.historyforsale.com /html/prodetails.asp?documentid=76062   (421 words)

 Eleanor Roosevelt: Counselor Idealist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Her parents, Elliott Roosevelt and Anna Hall Roosevelt, were of an old and fashionable family and reasonably well-to-do (though they had some difficulty preserving their modest wealth).
The troublesome Elliott, the fl sheep of the family, died of a riding accident when she was ten, and in later years she wrote about the event as if she had never really recovered from his death.
In addition Sara Roosevelt, Franklin's mother, was a cool, strong-willed woman who had put most of her life's interest and energy into her children and who kept it there even after they had grown up.
keirsey.com /personality/eleanor.html   (3691 words)

 Eleanor Roosevelt, the Humanitarian by Elinor
Eleanor Roosevelt was a humanitarian, as you will see as you read on.
In 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected president for the U.S.A, and Franklin was chosen for assistant Secretary of the Navy.
Elliott had had more of a shock than injuries; he only had some burns on his arms and legs.
www.crockerfarm.org /ac/rm02/biography/EleanorRoosevelt2.htm   (1131 words)

 Roosevelt VS British Colonialism
An eyewitness account of the struggle between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, over the fate of the post-war world is contained in the book by the President's son, Elliott Roosevelt, 'As He Saw It,' (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946).
Elliott Roosevelt was an aide to his father at all but one of the Big Three conferences during World War II.
Elliott Roosevelt recounts how his father, the American President laid out his determination to shape a post-war world free of colonialism, and his perspective for the economic development of the former colonies to eradicate poverty and illiteracy.
east_west_dialogue.tripod.com /american_system/id10.html   (1622 words)

 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt: A Biographical Essay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As ER oversaw the Roosevelts’ transitions from Albany to Hyde Park to Washington, coordinated the family's entrance into the proper social circles for a junior Cabinet member, and evaluated FDR's administrative and political experiences, her independence increased as her managerial expertise grew.
Thus, Eleanor Roosevelt was not thrilled with the prospect of returning to Albany, a goldfish bowl in which all her movements would be both confined by and interpreted through her husband's political prestige.
Eleanor Roosevelt had her own expectations about the future; however, unlike her friends and the media, she was undecided about what actions she should take to achieve them.
www.gwu.edu /~erpapers/abouteleanor/erbiography.html   (11958 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Warren Delano Robbins; fifth cousin of Nicholas Roosevelt; father of James Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.
Helen Roosevelt Robinson; son of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; brother of James Roosevelt.
Nephew of James I. Roosevelt; uncle of Theodore Roosevelt; granduncle of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/roosevelt.html   (1174 words)

 Amazon.com: A Royal Murder (Wheeler Large Print Book Series): Books: Elliott Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Elliott Roosevelt's Murder at the President's Door : An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery (An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery) by Elliott Roosevelt
Affectionately portrayed, Eleanor Roosevelt outwits Nazis and other nefarious villains in her late son's 15th mystery to star his mother, one of many reported left unpublished at his death in 1990.
In September 1940, Eleanor is sent to the Bahamas, accompanied by intelligence agents impersonating her staff, to protect U.S. interests against the pro-German leanings of the new governor, the Duke of Windsor and his wife, Wallis Simpson.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/156895171X?v=glance   (856 words)

 Timeline of Theodore Roosevelt's Life by the Theodore Roosevelt Association
TR's mother Martha Bulloch Roosevelt dies of typhoid fever; hours later, in the same house on 57th Street, TR's wife Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt also dies from Bright's disease - a chronic kidney infection which had been masked by her pregnancy.
Roosevelt go to Panama to inspect building of the canal, the first time a president leaves US while in office.
Roosevelt's requests permission of President Wilson to raise, equip and lead volunteer division for service in France in World War I. "Peace is not the end.
www.theodoreroosevelt.org /life/timeline.htm   (3160 words)

 Elliott Roosevelt's Murder at the President's Door: An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery (Thorndike Press Large Print Americana ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The mystery series, featuring Eleanor Roosevelt as the primary detective, is fascinating, not for the inventive plots but rather for the glimpse into the world of FDR's presidency.
Elliot Roosevelt is the son of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the setting is the white house during FDR's first term.
When President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor moved into the White House, it was a shabby place to live.
www.hotelresource.com /bookstore/asinsearch_0786240938.html   (425 words)

 ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Son of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.
Elliott Roosevelt was a Decorated Commander during WW-2.
Elliott Roosevelt Mayor Key to the City of Miami Beach.
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 Politics Can Be Murder
Most of you who follow mysteries have at least heard of Margaret Truman and Elliott Roosevelt, two first children who turned their talents to mystery writing.
Elliott Roosevelt, the fourth, but third living of six total children (all five of the children raised by Franklin and Eleanor are now deceased) of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States, has written a delightful series of mysteries starring his mother, Eleanor, as the slueth.
Roosevelt died in 1990 and it is reported that he left several manuscripts to be published after his death.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/mystery/10186   (473 words)

 eBay - elliott roosevelt ..., Fiction Books, Nonfiction Books items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Murder in the Chateau by Elliott Roosevelt (1996) HC NR
Elliott Roosevelt's Murder at the President's Door :...
Murder in the Executive Mansion by Elliott Roosevelt...
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 The American Experience | Eleanor Roosevelt | Timeline (1884 - 1910)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
October 11: Eleanor Roosevelt is born in New York City.
Elliott Roosevelt, Eleanor's father, is confined to a mental asylum; Eleanor's mother, Anna Hall Roosevelt, dies of diphtheria.
Eleanor becomes engaged to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, her fifth cousin once removed.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/eleanor/timeline   (161 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
Children: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1906-75); James Roosevelt (1907-91); Elliott Roosevelt (1910-90); Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.
From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and advisers, and timelines detailing significant events in the lives of each administration.
From a PBS broadcast by the same name, this essay excerpt by Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses some of the issues and events that molded Roosevelt.
www.ipl.org /div/potus/fdroosevelt.html   (453 words)

 Amazon.com: Murder at Hobcaw Barony (An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery): Books: Elliott Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mixing real people with fictional characters, Roosevelt assembles an impressive supporting cast for the latest mystery to feature his mother as amateur sleuth.
To catch the murderer and keep the press at bay, the President's plans are not altered and Eleanor goes into high gear to uncover motives and access before he arrives.
Roosevelt isn't the only one to suffer, Joan Crawford and Tallulah Bankhead are made to do some rather nasty and entirely fictional things.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312552912?v=glance   (652 words)

 The Churchhill Gang
I don't know whether any of you ever realized this, but years later the fact that Elliott Roosevelt had gone to the Tehran conference brought up one of the most amazing untold facts in our history.
Because Elliott had met Stalin in Tehran with his father in 1943, in late 1946, Gardner Cowless, publisher of LOOK magazine asked him to go to Moscow to interview Stalin.
I had heard, while in Tehran, that Roosevelt and Churchill had had a strenuous argument in front of Stalin and Chiang during the conference on the subject of decolonialization of South East Asia.
www.prouty.org /coment11.html   (748 words)

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