Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: First Lady, politician

Biography: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activist for the New Deal coalition.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Sheroes: Bold, Brash, and Absolutely Unabashed Superwomen from Susan B. Anthony to Xena (1998) by Varla Ventura, p. 150
Source/Notes: As quoted in The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America (2002) by James MacGregor Burns ad Susan Dunn, p. 563
Source/Notes: As quoted in Leadership Legacies : Words to Enlighten, Persuade and Inspire (2005) by Myles Martel, p. 46

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