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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Born 17 August 1914 - Campobello Island, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Deceased 17 August 1988 - Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY,aged 74 years old
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ROOSEVELT, Franklin Delano, Jr., (son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and brother of James Roosevelt), a Representative from New York; born in Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada, August 17, 1914; graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass., 1933; graduated from Harvard University, 1937; graduated from the University of Virginia Law School at Charlottesville, 1940; was admitted to the bar in 1942; was called from the Naval Reserve on March 13, 1941, to active duty as an ensign in the United States Navy and served in North Africa, Europe, and the Pacific; discharged from active duty in January 1946; awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Silver Star; lawyer, private practice; vice president of President Truman's Committee on Civil Rights in 1947 and 1948; chairman of mayor's committee on unity in New York City in 1948 and 1949; delegate to Democratic National Conventions in 1952 and 1956; elected as a Liberal Party candidate to the Eighty-first Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Sol Bloom (May 17, 1949-January 3, 1951); changed from a Liberal to a Democrat on January 3, 1951; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1955); was not a candidate for renomination in 1954, but was unsuccessful for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination; unsuccessful candidate for election for attorney general of New York in 1954; engaged in the automobile import business in 1958; appointed by President Kennedy as chairman of Appalachian Regional Commission, 1963; appointed by President Kennedy as Undersecretary of Commerce, 1963; appointed by President Johnson as first Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of New York State for Liberal Party in 1966; businessman and farmer; died on August 17, 1988, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; interment in St. James Episcopal Church, Hyde Park, N.Y.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_James Roosevelt 1760-1847
                                                   _____|8_Isaac Roosevelt, Dr. 1790-1863
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Marie Eliza Walton 1769-1810
                         _____|4_James Roosevelt 1828-1919
                        /                        \                          _____|18_John Aspinwall 1774-1847
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Mary Rebecca Aspinwall 1809-1886
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Susan Howland 1779-1852
|2_Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President 1882-1945
|                    \                                                     _____|20_Warren Delano 1779-1866
|                     \                           _____|10_Warren Delano 1809-1898
|                      \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|21_Deborah Church 1783-1827
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Sara Delano 1854-1941
|                                                \                          _____|22_Joseph Lyman 1767-1847
|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Catherine Robbins Lyman 1825-1896
|                                                                           ¯¯¯¯¯|23_Anne Jean Robbins 1789-1867
|--1_Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1914-1988
|                                                                           _____|24_Cornelius Van Schaack Roosevelt 1794-1879
|                                                  _____|12_Theodore Roosevelt 1831-1879
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Margaret Barnhill 1799-1861
|                       _____|6_Elliot Roosevelt 1860-1894
|                      /                        \                          _____|26_James Stephens Bulloch, Major 1793-1849
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Martha Bulloch 1834-1884
|                    /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|27_Martha Stewart 1799-
|3_Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady 1884-1962
                      \                                                     _____|28_Valentine Gill Hall 1797-
                       \                           _____|14_Valentine Gill Hall 1834-1880
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Susan Tonrele 1814-
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Anna Rebecca Hall 1863-1892
                                                  \                         _____|30_Edward Hunter Ludlow 1810-1884
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Mary Livingston Ludlow 1843-1919
                                                                             ¯¯¯¯¯|31_Elizabeth Livingston 1813-1896