Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt (1794 - 1871) MP

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Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: Died in Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Occupation: Businessman, head of the firm of Roosevelt & Sons, businessman
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt

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Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt (January 30, 1794 – July 17, 1871) was an American businessman from New York City and a member of the Roosevelt family.


Roosevelt was born in New York City, the son of James Jacobus Roosevelt and Maria Van Schaack, and the last full-blooded Dutch Roosevelt of his line. He attended Columbia College but academic life did not suit him, and he did not graduate. However, he was adept at business; an importer of hardware and plate glass, he became his father's partner, inherited a large fortune, and was one of the five richest men in New York City. He was one of the founders of the Chemical Bank of New York City, which later became Chase. He died in Oyster Bay, New York.


He married Margaret Barnhill (1799–1861) and had six children, five of whom reached adulthood: Silas Weir, James Alfred, Cornelius Van Schaack, Jr., Robert Barnhill (1829–1906), and Theodore (1831–1878), the father of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt

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Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt's Timeline

1794
January 30, 1794
New York, New York, United States
1795
1795
1821
October 9, 1821
Age 27
Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania,USA
1821
Age 26
New York
1823
October 18, 1823
Age 29
1825
June 13, 1825
Age 31
New York City, NY, United States
1827
July 23, 1827
Age 33
New York City, NY, United States
1829
August 7, 1829
Age 35
New York, NY, USA
1831
September 22, 1831
Age 37
New York, NY, USA
1834
September 20, 1834
Age 40
New York City, NY, United States