Theodore Roosevelt V

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Theodore Roosevelt V
Born 1975/1976 (age 40–41)
Education Deerfield Academy
Alma mater Princeton University
Occupation Businessman, environmentalist
Employer GoldenTree Asset Management
Board member of New York League of Conservation Voters
Spouse(s) Serena Clare Torrey
(m. 2008–present)
Parent(s) Theodore Roosevelt IV
Constance Lane Rogers
Relatives Theodore Roosevelt III (grandfather)

Theodore Roosevelt V (born circa 1976) is an American businessman and environmentalist. Theodore is a great-great-grandson of 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt and through his ancestor Cornelius Van Schaack, Jr., he is a descendant of the Schuyler family.[1]

Early life[edit]

Theodore Roosevelt V was born to Theodore Roosevelt IV (born 1942), investment banker, and Constance Lane Rogers. He is a great-great-grandson of US President Theodore Roosevelt. As an Oyster Bay Roosevelt, and through his ancestor Cornelius Van Schaack, Jr., he is a descendant of the Schuyler family.[2][3]

He graduated from Deerfield Academy and Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998[4] and Stanford's Graduate School of Business with an MBA.

Career[edit]

Roosevelt was a Senior Vice President in the leverage finance group at Lehman Brothers and its successor, Barclays Capital through 2010.[5] He then joined New York-based hedge fund GoldenTree Asset Management where he served as a Managing Director until 2015.[6] Roosevelt is a board member of the New York League of Conservation Voters[7] and is the Vice Chair of ecoAmerica.[6] He was an early supporter of President Barack Obama's environmental policies and was on the President's energy and environment committee.[8] As a member of the Vote Bison Advisory Council he helped get the American bison named the National Mammal in 2016.[9]

Personal life[edit]

At 32, Roosevelt married Serena Clare Torrey on September 12, 2008.[10]

He has competed in multiple full length Ironman races, including the 2012 US Championship in New York and the 2012 World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, Robert Lewis. Along The Way: Two Paths From One Ancestry Xlibris Corporation, 2014
  2. ^ Taylor, Robert Lewis. Along The Way: Two Paths From One Ancestry Xlibris Corporation, 2014
  3. ^ Brogan, Hugh and Mosley, Charles American Presidential Families October 1993, page 568
  4. ^ "Board". ecoAmerica. Retrieved May 31, 2016. Roosevelt ... graduated with an AB from Princeton in 1998. 
  5. ^ "Lehman Brothers' presidential connections". fortune.cnn.com. CNN. November 25, 2008. Retrieved June 7, 2009. 
  6. ^ a b "Theodore Roosevelt V – ecoAmerica – ecoAmerican Board Members". ecoamerica.org. ecoamerica, washington D.C. Retrieved November 20, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Theodore Roosevelt V – NYLCV – New York League of Conservation Voters". nylcv.org. New York League of Conservation Voters. Retrieved June 7, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Support from Environmental Leaders". Obama '08. 2008. Archived from the original on March 20, 2008. Retrieved February 16, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Vote Bison: Elect our national mammal :: The Coalition". votebison.org. Retrieved 2016-05-31. 
  10. ^ "Weddings and Celebrations: Serena Torrey, Theodore Roosevelt V". The New York Times. September 13, 2008. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Ironman Foundation". Ironmanfoundation.org. Ironman Foundation. Retrieved February 24, 2014.