Born 7 August 1829 in New York (Manhattan), New York
Died 14 June 1906 near Sayville, New York
Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
Proposed by Peter R. Strong
Elected 1 October 1859 at age thirty
Archivist’s Note: Name at birth Robert Barnhill Roosevelt; he published under the pseudonyms “Barnwell” and “Ira Zell.” Brother of Cornelius Van Schaick Roosevelt, James A. Roosevelt, Silas Weir Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt; uncle of Alfred Roosevelt, James West Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, and W. Emlen Roosevelt.