TR learned of the death of his youngest son Quentin in July of 1918. Quentin, a fighter pilot for the US Army Air Corps in WW1, was shot down behind enemy lines. "Grandfather" Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918.
Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), the twenty-sixth president of the United States, is honored on the 6-cent Liberty stamp. The stamp was designed by Victor S. McCloskey, Jr., and Charles R. Chickering of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It was issued on November 18, 1955, at New York City, the place of Roosevelt’s birth.