- Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
- (Anna) Eleanor,1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
- Edith Kermit Carow,1861–1948, U.S. First Lady 1901–09 (wife of Theodore Roosevelt).
- Franklin Del·a·no [del-uh-noh] /ˈdɛl əˌnoʊ/, FDR, 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
- TheodoreTeddyT.R., 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel Peace Prize 1906.
- Rio. Formerly Río da Duvida. a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.
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He made no bones about his great admiration for FDR, who was his mentor, and he had roots too in the Truman administration.
FDR told him he should change parties, and Truman told him he should change parties.
Nelson Rockefeller was suspect because of his connections with FDR.
Which brings us to FDR's first inaugural speech assertion that "we have nothing to fear but fear itself."Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!
November 2, 2014
Six years later, after one more dance with FDR, Kansans returned to their normal political axis.A Loss by Pat Roberts in Kansas? Actually, Not So Bizarre
October 3, 2014
Brest Fdr Officers, galloping in red coats, are shot as Swiss.A Wanderer in Paris
E. V. Lucas
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- (Anna) Eleanor . 1884–1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945–52)
- her husband, Franklin Delano (ˈdɛləˌnəʊ), known as FDR . 1882–1945, 32nd president of the US (1933–45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
- Theodore . 1858–1919, 26th president of the US (1901–09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war
Word Origin and History for fdr
the family in America originally bore the name Van Roosevelt, "of the field of roses," descriptive of their estates in Holland. Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt, born August 1649, emigrated to New Amsterdam. His son (1653) and all his descendants dropped the "Van." Related: Rooseveltian.