Template:On this day/October 31

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October 31:

  • 1905 – President, Mrs. Roosevelt, and Dr. Rixey stay at Pine Knot until November 4. Presley Marion Rixey, thirteenth Surgeon General of the Navy, was born in

Culpeper, Virginia, in 1852. After the death of President McKinley in 1901, Rixey was asked to remain at his post as White House physician by President Theodore Roosevelt.