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Franklin D. Roosevelt

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For real world information about Roosevelt, see Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wikipedia.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Caucasian
GenderMale
AffiliationUnited States of America
RolePresident
Gameplay
Mentioned inFallout 3
Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout 76
 
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945) was the thirty-second President of the United States of America.

Background

Born in New York in 1882, Franklin was the child of privileged parents. He began his political career as a Democratic Senator of the New York State Senate in 1911 and immediately became leader of a group opposing the corrupt system of bossism and the political machine. He later served as Governor of New York before defeating Herbert Hoover in the 1932 election.

As President, he introduced a series of economic policies to pull the country out of the Great Depression, collectively known as the New Deal. After two reelections, Roosevelt signed and endorsed the Declaration of War against Germany in World War II. After suffering from polio-induced paralysis, Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945 of a stroke.

Notes

Notable quotes

  • "Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort."
  • "We can afford all that we need; but we can not afford all that we want."
  • "This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny."
  • "A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers."

Appearances

Franklin D. Roosevelt is mentioned in Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, and Fallout 76.