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James Roosevelt
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Painting of James Roosevelt at Springwood Estate in Hyde Park, New York
Born (1828-07-16)July 16, 1828
Died December 8, 1900(1900-12-08) (aged 72)
Alma mater Union College, Harvard University
Occupation Businessman
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Rebecca Brien Howland
(m. 1853; died 1876)

Sara Ann Delano (m. 1880)
Children James Roosevelt Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Parent(s) Isaac Daniel Roosevelt
Mary Rebecca Aspinwall
Relatives See Roosevelt family
Franklin Delano Roosevelt with father James Roosevelt in 1895
James with his son Franklin in 1895

James Roosevelt I (July 16, 1828 – December 8, 1900) was an American businessman, politician, horse breeder, and the father of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who became the 32nd president of the United States.

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