Definition of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
1. Noun. 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945).
Generic synonyms: Chief Executive, President, President Of The United States, United States President
Derivative terms: Rooseveltian
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1. United States History, 1600-1987: A Federal Citizenship and Naturalization Text by DIANE Publishing Company (1987)
"... United States History "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" WHO HE WAS Much concern for the "forgotten man/' those people who suffered most during the Depression. ..."
2. Adventure Guide to the Champlain & Hudson River Valleys by Patricia Foulke, Robert Foulke (2003)
"He then married Sara Delano, and their only child, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in 1882 at Springwood. Young FDR loved the woods and fields ..."
3. Year Book of the Holland Society of New-York by Holland Society of New York (1901)
"His second wife was Miss Sara Delano, daughter of Warren Delano, who survives him with one son, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, now a student at Harvard College. ..."
4. The American Bar by James Clark Fifield (1918)
"Franklin Delano Roosevelt, b. Hyde Park, NY, Jan. 30, 1882; a. to bar, 1907, NY; grad. Harvard, AB; legal ed. Columbia Law Sch. State Senator, 1910-1912; ..."
5. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"... the American historian, had asked the woman what the local inhabitants thought of the new President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Democrat). ..."
6. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"What is the present law of the United States on neutrality? On the last day of August, 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the President ..."