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Franklin D Roosevelt: The man who conquered fear

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).


Franklin Delano Roosevelt (D32) was only the president to preside more than 2 terms in office. He authored the New Deal and guided the US, if not the world, past the threats of WWII. He was a distant cousin of Theodore Roosevelt.

from Financial Times

Lunch with the FT: Armando Iannucci

John Nance Garner Vice President. "The Vice-Presidency isn't worth a warm pitcher of piss."


November 1935: First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt watches as President Franklin D. Roosevelt carves the Thanksgiving turkey at their vacation home in Warm Springs, Georgia.

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"Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt riding in an open car, returning to the White House from FDR's third inauguration." Image courtesy of FDR Library

John Nance Garner - Born near the village of Detroit in Red River County in eastern Texas. 32nd Vice President of the United States. Because John was a lawyer in Concan, Garner State Park is named after him.

Mrs. John Nance Garner knitting. She was the wife of 32nd Vice President John Nance Garner from 1933 to 1941 in the Roosevelt Administration.