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  • ID: I330903
  • Name: James John ROOSEVELT
  • RELA: 6th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 DEC 1795 in New York, NY
  • GRAD: 1815 Columbia College
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1841 AND 3 MAR 1843
  • Death: 5 APR 1875 in New York, NY
  • Event: Pic James I. Roosevelt
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    ROOSEVELT, James I., (uncle of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt), a Representative from New York; born in New York City December 14, 1795; was graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1815; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in New York City; councilman; member of the State assembly in 1835 and 1840; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1842 to the Twenty-eighth Congress; studied foreign law in the courts of England, Holland, and France; justice of the supreme court of the State of New York 1851-1859; served one term as ex officio judge of the State court of appeals in 1859; appointed United States district attorney for southern New York by President Buchanan and served in 1860 and 1861; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in New York City on April 5, 1875; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Jacobus James ROOSEVELT b: 25 OCT 1759 in New York, NY
    Mother: Maria VAN SCHAACK b: 23 DEC 1773 in Kinderhook, Columbia Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Cornelia VAN NESS b: 1810
    • Married: 30 MAY 1831 in Paris, Seine, France
    1. Has Children Charles Yates ROOSEVELT b: 24 JAN 1846
    2. Has Children Marcia O. ROOSEVELT b: 24 OCT 1847 in New York
    3. Has No Children Frederick ROOSEVELT b: 27 FEB 1850
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