President Franklin Roosevelt at his home in Hyde Park, NY, 1937
Caption: President Franklin Roosevelt at his home in Hyde Park, NY, 1937
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Born: January 30, 1882
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His family was very wealthy and FDR had a very privileged ...