Alice Roosevelt Longworth’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 12, 1884

Death Date

Feb 20, 1980

Age of Death

96 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 20, 1980


Family Member

The family member Alice Roosevelt died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The oldest child of former US President Theodore Roosevelt, she was an American socialite who famously quipped, “If you haven’t got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me.”

Her parents were President Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee.



“He looks as though he’s been weaned on a pickle.” (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)


“My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.” (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)


“I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.” (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)


“Dorothy is the only woman in history who has had her menopause in public and made it pay.” (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)


“I’ve always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.” (Alice Roosevelt Longworth)