Joe Wiegand

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Joe Wiegand
Joe Wiegand TR WhiteHouse 2008.jpg
Joe Wiegand, portraying Theodore Roosevelt at the White House on TR's 150th birthday in 2008
Born (1965-04-15) April 15, 1965 (age 53)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Alma mater University of the South
Occupation Theodore Roosevelt Repriser
Politician
Spouse(s) Jenny Cook (b. 1964)
Children Samantha Wiegand (b. 1998)
Parent(s) James Wiegand (b. 1936)
Joan Prager (b. 1946)

Joe Wiegand (born April 15, 1965) is an impersonator who has portrayed U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in all fifty U.S. states, after a career as a political consultant. Wiegan performed at the White House on October 27, 2008 as part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Roosevelt's birth.[1] He also modeled for a new Theodore Roosevelt sculpture commissioned the American Museum of Natural History.[2] Wiegand is also a member and contributor to Theodore Roosevelt Association.

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  1. ^ "President and Mrs. Bush Host Celebration in Honor of Theodore Roosevelt's 150th Birthday WINDOWS". Georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  2. ^ "A Roosevelt Mimic Plays Him for Posterity". cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/. Retrieved 2017-07-21.

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