Quentin Roosevelt I (November 19, 1897 – July 14, 1918) was the youngest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and Edith Roosevelt. Inspired by his father and siblings, he joined the United States Army Air Service where he became a pursuit pilot during World War I.  He was killed in aerial combat over France on Bastille Day (July ...
12 de mar. de 2022 · Quentin Roosevelt was the youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt and Edith, and a World War I pilot who died in France in 1918. He was known for his humor, charm, and love of aviation. Learn about his life, death, and legacy from this article that explores his childhood, war service, and legacy.
A historical article that explores the personal and historical significance of Quentin Roosevelt's objects, such as a photograph album sent by a French family, a letter from his fiancée, and his personal effects. The article uses these artefacts to understand his relationship with the French during World War One and his legacy as a pilot and a leader.
Quentin Roosevelt II (November 4, 1919 – December 21, 1948) was the fourth child and youngest son of Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Alexander. He was the namesake of his uncle Quentin Roosevelt I, who was killed in action in 1918 during World War I.
5 de nov. de 2009 · Quentin Roosevelt, the fourth son of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, was a pilot in the U.S. Air Service and a volunteer for the war. He was shot down and killed by a German Fokker plane over the Marne River in France on July 14, 1918, while engaged to Flora Payne Whitney, the granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt.
14 de jul. de 2018 · Quentin Roosevelt, son of President Theodore Roosevelt, was a World War I aviator who died in France in 1918. His grave became a shrine for American soldiers and a touchstone for service and sacrifice. Learn how his grave was marked, photographed, and memorialized by American aviators and soldiers, and how it was replaced by a French cross.