Scott 830Issued 8th Dec 1938. Rotary Press Printed on unwatermarked paper and perf 11:10½. This stamp features Theodore Roosevelt (27th Oct 1858 - 6th Jan 1919), the 26th President of the USA (14th Sep 1901 - 4th Mar 1909).
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He served as the 25th vice president from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. Roosevelt emerged as a leader of the Republican Party and became a driving force for the anti-trust policy while supporting Progressive Era policies in the United States in the early 20th century. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore alongside George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. He is generally ranked in polls of historians and political scientists as one of the five best presidents.
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