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Alice Roosevelt Longworth


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Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee.

Longworth led an unconventional and controversial life. Despite her love for her legendary father, she proved to be almost nothing like him. Her marriage to ... more »

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  • ''You can't make a souffle rise twice.''
    Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980), U.S. socialite; daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt. As quoted in A Dictionary of Contemporary American Hi...
  • ... [Washington] is always an entertaining spectacle. Look at it now. The present President has the name of Roosevelt, marked facial resemblance to Wilson, and no perceptible aversion, to say the leas...
    Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980), U.S. socialite; daughter and cousin of U.S. Presidents. Crowded Hours, ch. 21 (1933). Longworth's distant c...
  • ''... [woman suffrage] has made little difference beyond doubling the number of voters. There is no woman's vote as such. They divide up just about as men do.''
    Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980), U.S. socialite; daughter and cousin of U.S. Presidents. Crowded Hours, ch. 21 (1933).
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