October 10, 1889 - June 4, 1943

Oyster Bay, New York

Kermit Roosevelt, MC (October 10, 1889 – June 4, 1943) was an American businessman, soldier, explorer, and writer. The second son of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, Kermit was a graduate of Harvard University, served in both World Wars (in World War I with both the British and American armies), and explored two continents with his father. He fought a lifelong battle with depression and alcoholism, ultimately leading to suicide while serving in the U.S. Army in Alaska during World War II.