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Theodore Roosevelt IV - Essayist

Theodore Roosevelt IV

Theodore Roosevelt IV, a great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt, is a managing director at Lehman Brothers, New York. He is also chairman of Lehman Brothers' Council on Climate Change. Roosevelt was a Foreign Service Officer for the Department of State, serving in Washington DC and Ouagadougou, Upper Volta, West Africa (now Burkina Faso). Roosevelt is an active conservationist who is chair of the Pew Center for Global Climate Change, a board member of the Alliance for Climate Protection, a member of the Governing Council of the Wilderness Society, and a trustee for the American Museum of Natural History, the World Resources Institute, and Trout Unlimited. He and his wife, Constance, live in Brooklyn Heights.

Ted Roosevelt IV contributed "Arctic Canary: Why the White Bear Matters" to The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World (Braided River, 2008).