Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Early Life and Family

Did he marry?

Franklin Roosevelt married his distant cousin Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, when FDR was twenty-three and Eleanor was twenty. Eleanor Roosevelt became one of the most significant First Ladies in the history of the United States. She contributed mightily to the president’s policies. After FDR’s death, President Harry Truman appointed her to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations.

President Franklin D Roosevelt.


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