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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914). Theodore Roosevelt, the Citizen. 1904.

The Roosevelt Chronology

(From Congressional Directory)Born in New York CityOct. 27, 1858Entered Harvard College1876Graduated from Harvard Studied law.1880Elected to New York Legislature1881Re-elected to New York Legislature1882Re-elected to New York Legislature1883Delegate to State Convention1884Delegate to National Convention1884Ranching in West1884-1886Nominated for Mayor of New York1886Appointed member of United States Civil Service CommissionMay, 1889Appointed President New York Police BoardMay, 1895Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy April, 1897Appointed Lieutenant-Colonel of First Volunteer CavalryMay 6, 1898Promoted to Colonel of First Volunteer CavalryJuly 11, 1898Mustered out with Regiment at Montauk PointSeptember, 1898Elected Governor of New YorkNovember, 1898Unanimously nominated Vice-PresidentJune, 1900Elected Vice-President November, 1900Succeeded to PresidencySept. 14, 1901