Full Name: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Born: January 30, 1882
Place of Birth: Hyde Park, New York
Ancestry: Dutch, Huguenot, English
Father: James Roosevelt (1828 - 1900)
Mother: Sarah Delano Roosevelt (1854 - 1941)
First Lady: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Children: five; 4 boys, 1 girl
Pet(s): Fala, a Scottish terrier; Maggie, a Scottish terrier; Major, a German shepherd; Winks, a Llewellyn setter; Tiny, an English sheepdog; President, a Great Dane; Blaze, a mastiff
Education: Harvard College, Columbia Law School
Occupation: Lawyer, Public Offical
Military Service: None
Political Party: Democrat
Offices Held: Member of New York State Senate, 1912-1913 Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913-1920 Governor of New York, 1929-1932
Age at Inauguration: 51
Terms Served: Four; (1933 - 1945)
Vice Presidents: John Garner , Henry Wallace and Harry Truman
Campaign Slogan: None
States Admitted: None
Sport or Hobby: Sailing, Stamp Collecting, Swimming
Nickname: F. D. R.
Died: April 12, 1945 - Age 63
Place of Death: Warm Springs, Georgia
Cause of Death: High blood pressure and arteriosclerosis
His fifth cousin was Theodore Roosevelt,the twenty-sixth president.
He contracted polio and became paralzed.
His wife was also one of his cousins. Her maiden name was also Roosevelt.
Teddy Roosevelt gave away the bride at the wedding.