Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and became a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century. Roosevelt directed the federal government during most of the Great Depression, implementing his New Deal domestic agenda in response to the worst economic crisis in U.S. history. His third and fourth terms were dominated by World War II. Wikipedia

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Photo of the young teenage Roosevelt with his parents, Sara Delano and James RooseveltPhoto of the young teenage Roosevelt with his parents, Sara Delano and James Roosevelt Sun, May 10, 1931 – 6 · Daily News (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comFranklin Delano Roosevelt is elected as assistant managing editor of the Harvard CrimsonFranklin Delano Roosevelt is elected as assistant managing editor of the Harvard Crimson Tue, Oct 7, 1902 – 14 · The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comFranklin Delano Roosevelt weds his wife, Eleanor RooseveltFranklin Delano Roosevelt weds his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt Sat, Mar 18, 1905 – Page 2 · The New York Times (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comAssistant secretary of the US Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, celebrates his birthday on January 30th.Assistant secretary of the US Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, celebrates his birthday on January 30th. Wed, Jan 30, 1918 – Page 6 · Asheville Citizen-Times (Asheville, North Carolina) · Newspapers.comFranklin D. Roosevelt's character compared to his distant cousin's, President Theodore Roosevelt.Franklin D. Roosevelt's character compared to his distant cousin's, President Theodore Roosevelt. Wed, Jul 7, 1920 – Page 20 · Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) · Newspapers.comVice Presidential Candidate in 1920, Franklin D. RooseveltVice Presidential Candidate in 1920, Franklin D. Roosevelt Fri, Oct 29, 1920 – 1 · The Western Kansas News and The Kanoradian (Goodland, Kansas) · Newspapers.comFranklin D. Roosevelt runs for governor of the state of New YorkFranklin D. Roosevelt runs for governor of the state of New York Mon, Oct 22, 1928 – 15 · Daily News (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comLife story of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his path back to politics after his fight with PolioLife story of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his path back to politics after his fight with Polio Sun, May 17, 1931 – 10 · Daily News (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comDemocratic candidate, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is elected into Presidential office in 1932Democratic candidate, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is elected into Presidential office in 1932 Wed, Nov 9, 1932 – 1 · Wilmington Daily Press Journal (Wilmington, California) · Newspapers.comFranklin Delano Roosevelt wins 1932 election with greatest electoral majority in historyFranklin Delano Roosevelt wins 1932 election with greatest electoral majority in history Wed, Nov 9, 1932 – 1 · The Honolulu Advertiser (Honolulu, Hawaii) · Newspapers.comPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt leads a nation during its President Franklin D. Roosevelt leads a nation during its "darkest hour" Sun, Oct 29, 1933 – Page 70 · The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa) · Newspapers.comPresident Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal are voted back into office in 1936President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his New Deal are voted back into office in 1936 Sun, Nov 8, 1936 – Page 16 · The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) · Newspapers.comPhotos from the second inauguration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936Photos from the second inauguration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1936 Thu, Jan 21, 1937 – Page 26 · The Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) · Newspapers.comFranklin D. Roosevelt wins a 3rd term in the 1940 Presidential electionFranklin D. Roosevelt wins a 3rd term in the 1940 Presidential election Wed, Nov 6, 1940 – 639 · Daily News (New York, New York) · Newspapers.comPresident Roosevelt’s war message on December 7, 1941, after the attack on Pearl HarborPresident Roosevelt’s war message on December 7, 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor Mon, Dec 8, 1941 – 1 · Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania) · Newspapers.comNewspaper coverage of President Roosevelt's 1942 State of the Union addressNewspaper coverage of President Roosevelt's 1942 State of the Union address Tue, Jan 6, 1942 – Page 1 · Corsicana Daily Sun (Corsicana, Navarro, Texas) · Newspapers.comFranklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th presidential term in 1944Franklin D. Roosevelt wins 4th presidential term in 1944 Wed, Nov 8, 1944 – 1 · The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, Florida) · Newspapers.comPresident Roosevelt meets with Churchill and Stalin at Yalta Conference in 1945President Roosevelt meets with Churchill and Stalin at Yalta Conference in 1945 Tue, Feb 13, 1945 – Page 2 · The Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin) · Newspapers.comLast photo taken of Franklin Delano RooseveltLast photo taken of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Fri, Apr 13, 1945 – Page 1 · The Logan Daily News (Logan, Ohio) · Newspapers.comNewspaper headlines reporting Franklin D. Roosevelt's death at Warm Springs, GeorgiaNewspaper headlines reporting Franklin D. Roosevelt's death at Warm Springs, Georgia Thu, Apr 12, 1945 – Page 25 · The Decatur Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois) · Newspapers.comRoosevelt's body moved to funeral train at Warm SpringsRoosevelt's body moved to funeral train at Warm Springs Sat, Apr 14, 1945 – Page 2 · Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada) · Newspapers.comFuneral services for President Franklin Delano RooseveltFuneral services for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sat, Apr 14, 1945 – 8 · The Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, Alabama) · Newspapers.comRoosevelt’s casket pictured with servicemen standing guardRoosevelt’s casket pictured with servicemen standing guard Sat, Apr 14, 1945 – Page 1 · Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska) · Newspapers.com
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