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Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991

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        • Affiliation Start: 1940-11
        • Affiliation End: 1945-08
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19550103
        • Affiliation End: 19650930
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1965
        • Affiliation End: 1966-12
        • Organization: (naf) United Nations. Economic and Social Council
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Newport Beach (Calif.)
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        (lcsh) 1938-11
          (lcsh) 1940-11
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        • found: His Affectionately, F. D. R., 1959.
        • found: NUCMC data from Franklin Roosevelt Libr. for His Papers, 1935-1967(James Roosevelt, 1907-1991)
        • found: SSDI, Mar. 14, 2006(Roosevelt, James; b. Dec. 23, 1907; d. Aug. 13, 1991)
        • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, November 13, 2013(Roosevelt, James (1907 - 1991); son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and brother of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.; a Representative from California; born in New York City December 23, 1907; attended schools in New York and St. Albans School of Washington, D.C.; was graduated from Groton School in 1926 and from Harvard University in 1930; in 1930 became an insurance broker in Boston, Mass.; organized Roosevelt & Sargent, Inc., and served as president until January 1937; secretary to father, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in 1937 and 1938; motion picture industry November 1938-November 1940; went on active duty as a captain in the United States Marine Corps in November 1940; promoted to colonel April 13, 1944, and served in the Pacific Theater; released from active duty in August 1945; brigadier general United States Marine Corps Reserve, retired; rejoined Roosevelt & Sargent, Inc., as executive vice president and established an office in Los Angeles, Calif., in June 1946; served as chairman of the board, Roosevelt & Haines, Inc.; was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of California in 1950; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1948, 1952, 1956, and 1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1955, to September 30, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for Democratic nomination for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., in April 1965; resigned from Congress effective September 30, 1965, to become United States representative to United Nations Economic and Social Council, resigning in December 1966; public relations consultant; was a resident of Newport Beach, Calif., until his death there on August 13, 1991)
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