First inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt

5th United States intra-term presidential inauguration

The first inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt as the 26th president of the United States, took place on September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York. It took place after the assassination of President William McKinley.

Roosevelt being inaugurated as president, September 14, 1901

John R. Hazel, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York, administered the oath of office. While some people called it an inauguration, others called it a swearing-in ceremony.[1]

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  1. "Theodore Roosevelt inauguration". Archived from the original on 2009-01-20. Retrieved 2014-03-01.