Swearing-In Ceremony for President Theodore Roosevelt
Oath of Office
Administered to Theodore Roosevelt by the Honorable John R. Hazel, U.S. District Judge of the Western District of New York.
- Bible Used: No Bible used
- Attire: Unknown
Ansley Wilcox Residence,
Facts, Firsts & Precedents
Roosevelt became President upon the assassination of William McKinley, who was shot by Leon F. Czolgosz in Buffalo, New York on September 6, 1901. McKinley died on September 14, 1901.