A Timebomb Heartbeat

A Timebomb Heartbeat

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FDR" and "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" redirect here. For other uses, see FDR (disambiguation) and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (disambiguation).
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945
Vice President John N. Garner (1933–1941),
Henry A. Wallace (1941–1945),
Harry S. Truman (1945)
Preceded by Herbert Hoover
Succeeded by Harry S. Truman
44th Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1929 – December 31, 1932
Lieutenant Herbert H. Lehman
Preceded by Alfred E. Smith
Succeeded by Herbert H. Lehman
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
In office
1913 – 1920
President Woodrow Wilson
Member of the New York Senate
In office
January 1, 1911 – March 17, 1913
Constituency Dutchess County
Born January 30, 1882(1882-01-30)
Hyde Park, New York
Died April 12, 1945 (aged 63)
Warm Springs, Georgia
Birth name Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Political party Democratic
Spouse Eleanor Roosevelt
Children Anna Roosevelt Halsted
James Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. (I)
Elliott Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.
John Aspinwall Roosevelt
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Lawyer (Corporate)
Religion Episcopalian
Signature Franklin D. Roosevelt's signature

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945 and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms. Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt were related but only distantly. They were fifth cousins.[1] He was a central figure of the 20th century during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Roosevelt created the New Deal to provide relief for the unemployed, recovery of the economy, and reform of the economic and banking systems.[2] Although recovery of the economy...

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