Roosevelt, Kermit

Roosevelt, Kermit

(1889–1943) explorer, army officer; born in Oyster Bay, Long Island (son of Theodore Roosevelt). He hunted and explored with his father (1909, 1913) and served with both the British aand the U.S. armies during World War I. He formed the Roosevelt Steamship Company (1920). With his brother, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., he collected rare animals and birds in Turkestan and China for the Field Museum in Chicago (1925, 1928–29). He died while on intelligence duty with the U.S. Army in Alaska.
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It is an open secret now that the grand son of President Roosevelt, Kermit Roosevelt orchestrated the August 19, 1953 coup against Mosaddeq.