Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was an American writer and socialite. She was the eldest child of U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt and his only child with his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt .
Early life. Alice Hathaway Lee was born on July 29, 1861 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, to banker George Cabot Lee and Caroline Watts Haskell.Her younger brother was banker George Cabot Lee Jr. and her grandfather was John Clarke Lee, founder of Lee, Higginson & Co. Standing 5'6", she had "blue-gray eyes and long, wavy golden hair" and was described as strikingly beautiful as well as charming.
Alice murió dos días después de dar a luz producto de una insuficiencia renal, que su embarazo había ocultado. La madre de Roosevelt, Mittie Theodore Roosevelt, había muerto unas 11 horas antes, ese mismo día, en la misma casa, de fiebre tifoidea. Roosevelt dejó a su hija al cuidado de su hermana Anna en la ciudad de Nueva York.
Hija de los socialite Anna Rebecca Hall y Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt,   Roosevelt desde temprana edad prefirió ser llamada por su segundo nombre, Eleanor. Por parte de su padre, era sobrina de Theodore Roosevelt , presidente de los Estados Unidos ; en cuanto a su familia materna, era sobrina de los campeones de tenis Valentine Gill «Vallie» Hall III y Edward Ludlow Hall. [ 12 ]
19/11/2022 · At her White House wedding in 1906, Alice Lee Roosevelt, the lively daughter of Republican President Theodore Roosevelt, grabbed a military guard's sword and sliced her wedding cake in half.
11/04/2019 · On February 17, 1906, Roosevelt and Longworth married before a thousand guests and, as crowds of thousands gathered outside the White House for a glimpse. Flanked by a huge wedding party, the new Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth was said to have cut into her wedding cake with a ceremonial sword she took from her father's military aide.
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