Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth (February 12, 1884 – February 20, 1980) was an American writer and socialite. She was the eldest child of U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt and his only child with his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt. Longworth led an unconventional and controversial life. Her marriage to Representative Nicholas Longworth III, a Republican Party leader and 38th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was shaky, and her only child, Paulina, was from her affair with Senator William Borah.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Hand-tinted photograph of Alice Roosevelt by Frances Benjamin Johnston, taken around her debut in 1903
Alice Lee Roosevelt

(1884-02-12)February 12, 1884
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
DiedFebruary 20, 1980(1980-02-20) (aged 96)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Burial placeRock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C., U.S.
(m. 1906; died 1931)
ChildrenPaulina Longworth Sturm (With William Borah)
FamilyRoosevelt family

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