Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States. Presidential term: March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945 (12 yrs.). Born: January 30, 1882, Hyde Park, NY. Died: April 12, 1945, Warm Springs, GA. Spouse: Eleanor Roosevelt (m. 1905–1945). Vice presidents: John Nance Garner (1933–1941), Henry A. Wallace (1941–1945), Harry S. Truman (1945).
FDR signs the G.I. Bill in the Oval Office, with (l to r) Bennett “Champ” Clark, J. Hardin Peterson, John Rankin, Paul Cunningham, Edith N. Rogers, J.M. Sullivan, Walter George, John Stelle, Robert Wagner, (unknown), and Alben Barkley; June 22, 1944. FDR Library Photo Collection, NPx 64-269.