Elliott Roosevelt cause of death

Elliott Roosevelt's Death

Born (Birthday) September 23, 1910

Death Date October 27, 1990

Age of Death 80 years

Cause of Death Suicide

Profession Novelist

The novelist Elliott Roosevelt died at the age of 80. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

United States Army Air Forces officer and author. He is most famous as the son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Breaking family tradition, he refused to attend Harvard University. Instead, he accepted a management position with Hearst Radio.

His bestselling book, As He Saw It, describes his experience of attending war-time conferences with his father.

Personal Life

He was married five times and had a total of five children.

He wrote a mystery series in which his mother, Eleanor Roosevelt, is a detective.

How did Elliott Roosevelt die?

At the age of 34, Elliott attempted suicide by jumping out a window. He survived the fall but suffered a seizure and died on August 14, 1894, leaving his young daughter Eleanor and her brother Hall orphans to be raised by family.