32. Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“FDR”

  • Full Name: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Years in Office: 1933–1945
  • Political Party: Democratic
  • Nicknames: “FDR,” “The New Dealer,” “That Man in the White House”
  • Age at Inauguration: 51
  • Vice Presidents: John N. Garner (first and second terms); Henry A. Wallace (third term); Harry S Truman (fourth term)
  • Birth: January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York
  • Death: April 12, 1945 in Warm Springs, Georgia
  • Place of Burial: Hyde Park, New York
  • Height: 6’1”
  • Ancestry: Dutch
  • Father: James Roosevelt (1828–1900); Lawyer, financier, railroad vice president
  • Mother: Sara Delano Roosevelt (1854–1941)
  • Wife: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962)
  • Marriage: March 17, 1905 in New York City, New York
  • Children: Anna Eleanor (1906–1975); James (1907–1991); Franklin Delano Jr. (1909); Elliott (1910–1990); Franklin Delano Jr. (1914–1988); John Aspinwall (1916–1981)
  • Home: Springwood – Hyde Park, New York
  • Education: Private tutoring; Groton School; B.A. from Harvard University (1903); Columbia Law School (1907)
  • Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian
  • Military Service: No
  • Career:
    • Lawyer (1907–)
    • Member of New York Legislature (1911–1913)
    • Assistant Secretary of the Navy: Wilson administration (1913–1920)
    • Governor of New York (1929–1933)
    • President (1933–1945)
  • Writings: The Happy Warrior, Alfred E. Smith; FDR: His Personal Letters

Campaign Poster

Fdr, I Want You, F.D.R. - Stay and Finish the Job, chromolithograph poster by James Montgomery Flagg, c.1944

 

I Want You, F.D.R. – Stay and Finish the Job! chromolithograph poster by James Montgomery Flagg, c. 1944

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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