Teddy Roosevelt born this day, 1858

teddyOn this day in 1858, the future 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City. Besides being an important progressive reformer, Roosevelt also brought a strong conservation mentality to public policy and was instrumental in the founding of our national park system. Read more about Roosevelt from History.com, or if you *really* want to know more, tackle one of the Edmund Morris biographies, like Theodore Rex.

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