Theodore Roosevelt IV
|Theodore Roosevelt IV|
Roosevelt at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in 2012
October 27, 1942 |
|Alma mater||Harvard, A.B. 1965, M.B.A. 1972|
|Occupation||Investment banker, conservationist|
|Spouse(s)||Constance Lane Rogers
|Children||Theodore Roosevelt V|
|Parent(s)||Theodore Roosevelt III
Anne Mason Babcock
|Relatives||See Roosevelt family|
Theodore Roosevelt IV (born November 27, 1942) is an investment banker and managing director at Barclays Capital Corporation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and the Foreign Policy Association. Roosevelt is also a prominent conservationist.
Theodore Roosevelt IV was born on November 27, 1942. He is the only son of Theodore Roosevelt III (1914–2001) and Anne Mason Babcock (1917—2001). He earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1965. In 1972, he earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a member of the HBS Rugby Club.
Roosevelt is a great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. As an Oyster Bay Roosevelt, and through his ancestor Cornelius Van Schaack, Jr., he is a descendant of the Schuyler family. His maternal grandparents were George Wheeler Babcock (1879—1950) and Anne Mason Bonnycastle Robinson (1886—1923).
After college, he was commissioned on as an ensign in the Naval Reserve on June 16, 1965, and he served as a U.S. Navy officer with Underwater Demolition Team 11 (BUD/S Class 36). After completing BUDS he served for two years in Vietnam with the Navy SEALs. He remained in the Naval Reserve after leaving active duty and was promoted to lieutenant commander on April 1, 1974.
Roosevelt is Chair of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, a Trustee of the Alliance for Climate Protection, a member of the Governing Council of the The Wilderness Society (United States), and a Trustee for the American Museum of Natural History, the World Resources Institute, and The Cultural Institutions Retirement System. He is also a Counselor for the China–U.S. Center for Sustainable Development. He is on the Board of Advisors of the cross-partisan grassroots campaign Represent.Us, where he served as a consultant in the crafting of the American Anti-Corruption Act.
At the Republican Convention in 2000, Roosevelt gave the speech on the environment. He gave the keynote speech at the National Governors Association Annual Meeting in 2001 as well as the keynote address at the Governors Conference on Climate Change in April 2008 sponsored by Yale University. Most recently, he spoke at the Conference of Parties Climate Summit in December 2009 in Copenhagen sponsored by the European Union Parliament. In April he announced his support for Ohio Governor John Kasich's bid for the nomination in the Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016.
In 1970, Roosevelt married Constance Lane Rogers, with whom he had:
- Theodore Roosevelt V (born c. 1976).
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.....takes issue with what he says is George W. Bush's inattention to global warming (and Republican presidential contender John McCain's flirtations with the religious right). He's unhappy with the cost of the global war on terror and the record deficits incurred to finance it.Archived July 25, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
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- World Resources Institute Biosketch of Theodore Roosevelt IV. Accessed March 27, 2012.
- Roosevelt IV, Theodore (Spring 2000). "The Legacy of Pelican Island". The Green Elephant. Republicans for Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
- Roosevelt IV, Theodore (Summer 1997). "Republicans and the Environment (abbreviated)". The Green Elephant. Republicans for Environmental Protection. Retrieved 2008-11-23.