On January 30, 1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born at his parents' home in Hyde Park, New York. James and Sara's only child would ultimately graduate from Harvard and Columbia Law School, marry Eleanor Roosevelt and have six children. Roosevelt who held post as a New York State Senator, Assistant Secretary of the Navy and Governor of New York became the 32nd president in 1933. In fact, FDR is the only president to be elected to an unprecedented fourth term. The man who created radical legislation and programs to help get the nation out of the Great Depression was known for his paternal, optimistic and humorous speeches. To read some of his most memorable quotes, click on this Parade story here.
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