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News about franklin delano roosevelt commentary and archival information about franklin delano roosevelt from the new york times. As the first election returns reached his family estate in hyde park, new york, on a november night in 1936, franklin delano roosevelt leaned back in his. Franklin d roosevelt was born in hyde park, new york on january 30, 1882 he was the son of james roosevelt and sara delano roosevelt his parents and. In 1921, when he was 39 years of age, franklin delano roosevelt contracted an illness characterized by: fever protracted symmetric, ascending paralysis facial.
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