Today in American history…Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York.
A few of his lifetime achievements were:
Member of the New York State Senate from the 26th District
January 1, 1911 – March 17, 1913
Assistant Secretary of Navy
March 17, 1913 – August 26, 1920
44th Governor of New York
January 1, 1929 – January 1, 1933
32nd President of the United States
March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945
Fun fact. President Roosevelt was related (either by blood or marriage) to 11 former U.S. Presidents:
John Adams, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Benjamin Harrison, William Howard Taft and of course…Theodore Roosevelt who was his 5th cousin.
Theodore Roosevelt was also Eleanor Roosevelt’s paternal uncle.