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James Roosevelt


Picture of James Roosevelt
CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1946 Write-in Governor 3210 Loss
11-07-1950 Democratic Governor 1333856 Loss
11-02-1954 Democratic CD-26 94261 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic CD-26 133036 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic CD-26 125495 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic CD-26 150318 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic CD-26 112162 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic CD-26 136025 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 23, 1907 on New York, New York
Married: Betsey Cushing (1930-1940), Romelle Theresa Schneider (1941-1955), Gladys Irene Owen Kitchenmaster (1956-1969), Mary Lena Winskill (1969-1991)
Children: Sara Delano, Kate, James Jr., Michael Anthony, Anna Eleanor, Hall Delano, and Rebecca Mary
Family: Son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Military Service: USMC (WWII)
Died: August 13, 1991 in Newport Beach, CA

1937-1938: Secretary to President Franklin D. Roosevelt
1948: Roosevelt attempted to draft Dwight Eisenhower to run against Truman for the Democratic nomination. Eisenhower declined and Truman won the nomination and his reelection.
1948: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1952: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1956: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1960: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1965: Resigned from the United States House of Representatives on September 30.
1965: Candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles (Lost)
1965-1966: United States Representative, United Nations Economic and Social Council

Be Fruitful and Multiply: Roosevelt had six children.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []