The Swearing In of

Theodore Roosevelt

September 14, 1901
Presidential Oath of Office

Administered to Theodore Roosevelt by the Honorable John R. Hazel, U.S. District Judge of the Western District of New York.

Facts, Firsts &


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.

Ansley Wilcox Residence,
Buffalo, NY
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