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32 - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: January 30, 1882

Birthplace: Family home at Hyde Park, New York

Father: James Roosevelt (1828-1900)

Mother: Sara Delano (1854-1941)

Height at Prime: 6 feet 1 inch

Physical Description: Blue eyes with dark circles under them, dark wavy hair, prominent jaw, nearsighted

Religion: Episcopalian

Wife: (Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962)

Marriage Date: March 17, 1905

Marriage Place: Townhouse of bride’s aunt (Mrs. E. Livingston Ludlow), East 76th Street, New York, New York

Children:

-- Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall Boettiger Halsted (May 3, 1906 – December 1, 1975)

-- James Roosevelt (December 23, 1907 – August 13, 1991)

-- Franklin Delano Roosevelt (March 18, 1909 – November 1, 1909)

-- Elliott Roosevelt (September 23, 1910 – October 27, 1990)

-- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr. (August 17, 1914 – August 17, 1988)

-- John Aspinwall Roosevelt (March 13, 1916 – April 27, 1981)

Death Date: April 12, 1945

Place of Death: “Little White House,” Warm Springs, Georgia

Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage

Final Words: “I have a terrific headache.”

Burial Place: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York

Professional Statistics:

New York State Senator (1911-1913)

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1913-1920)

Governor of New York (1929-1933)

32nd President of the United States (1933-1945)

Political Party: Democrat

His Vice Presidents:

-- John Nance Garner (1933-1941)

-- Henry Agard Wallace (1941-1945)

-- Harry S. Truman (1945)

Events During Presidency:

New Deal Programs:

-- Response to Banking Crisis (1933)

-- Civilian Conservation Corps (1933)

-- Agricultural Adjustment Acts (1933, 1938)

-- Tennessee Valley Authority (1933)

-- Federal Emergency Relief Administration (1933)

-- National Industrial Recovery Act (1933)

-- Securities and Exchange Commission (1934)

-- National Housing Act (1934)

-- Works Progress Administration (1935)

-- Rural Electrification Administration (1935)

-- Wagner Act (1935)

-- Social Security Act (1935)

Twenty-First Amendment ratified (1933)

Recognition of the Soviet Union (1933)

Good Neighbor Policy (1936)

Court Packing Plan (1937)

Hatch Act (1939)

World War II (1939-1945); U.S. Participation (1941-1945)


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