Painting Justice from Jacob Xavery
1736/after 1779(see info on Xavery's below)with Rosevelt coat of arms, designed
and painted by Joannes Piepers, cut out by Adriaan van de Bilt
copy of this painting is also in the museum of Warm Springs,Georgia,USA and the
house of Eleanor Roosevelt !
Roosevelt has visited the Netherlands in 1910 and even knew some Dutch
In 1927 the American politician, secretary of Agriculture,later
1941-1945 vicepresident under FDR, Henry A. Wallace visited the "Rosevelt-
house" in Oud-Vossemeer. Vicepresident HAW On HAW
In 1929 and 1934 FDR's nephew Theodore Douglas Robinson visited Tholen to
search for the Roosevelt roots.
After his death in 1934 his search
continued with the friend of F.D.R. Grenville Temple Emmet.(1877-1937) 1933
[Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands] 1934 Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands 1937 Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Austria
On January 20 1937 Emmet held a CBS radio broadcast in the town hall of
our village. Links to Emmet: About
On June 20 1950 Eleanor Roosevelt visited our
She visited the "Rosevelt-house" and met with people who had
also the name Roosevelt.
There are still many people in Nederland with the
As in 2000(see special page) on Friday 13th June
2003 a group of 30 descendants of FDR visited Zeeland and Oud-Vossemeer, which
just had its annual fair (kermis). They visited the Roosevelt Study Centre
in Middelburg and the Dutch Reformed Church in Oud-Vossemeer.(and the fair)
Also known for his nature conservation efforts. And gave his name also to
the teddybear !
NL: Diverse uitgaven in pdf engels over Roosevelt en afstamming Zie pagina American
Roosevelts EN: Several books english on Roosevelt family and
See page American Roosevelts.In pdf on
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