Roosevelt Kies (1904 - 1956)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Roosevelt Kies’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Roosevelt so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Roosevelt’s biography.

Roosevelt Kies Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Roosevelt Kies and his immediate Kies family. Add to Roosevelt Kies's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Roosevelt.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Roosevelt Kies? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Roosevelt move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Roosevelt's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Roosevelt finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Roosevelt attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Roosevelt did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Roosevelt Kies is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Roosevelt's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Roosevelt's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Roosevelt a religious man? Add Roosevelt’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Roosevelt during various points of his life.

Timeline

1904 - In the year that Roosevelt Kies was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

1922 - By the time he was 18 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1924 - Roosevelt was 20 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1933 - He was 29 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1956 - In the year of Roosevelt Kies's passing, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

Roosevelt Kies Family Tree

Who was Roosevelt’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Roosevelt’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Roosevelt's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Roosevelt Kies
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Roosevelt's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Roosevelt Kies is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Roosevelt Kies passed away in November 1956 at 52 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on September 22, 1904. We are unaware of information about Roosevelt's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Roosevelt Kies? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Roosevelt is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Roosevelt Kies

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources