(Anna) Eleanor, 1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
Edith Kermit Carow, 1861–1948, U.S. First Lady 1901–09 (wife of Theodore Roosevelt).
Franklin Delano
[del-uh-noh] /ˈdɛl əˌnoʊ/ (Show IPA), (“FDR”) 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
Theodore (“Teddy”; “T.R”) 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel Peace Prize 1906.
Rio. Formerly Río da Duvida. a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.
Contemporary Examples

Roosevelt wrestled with Big Business, solved labor disputes, negotiated international treaties, and saved football.
‘Guest of Honor’ Author on Teddy Roosevelt’s Lessons for Obama Deborah Davis May 11, 2012

The Roosevelt administration made similarly arbitrary decisions, Shlaes said, and that hurt markets in the long term.
The Harm FDR Did Ross Goldberg October 13, 2008

What if it had been Roosevelt and not Harding who won in 1920?
The Presidents We Should Have Had David Frum February 19, 2012

When Roosevelt took office in 1931, he faced a banking crisis much like the one our next commander in chief will face.
What Obama and McCain Can Learn From FDR Harold Evans October 9, 2008

In his first position in the Roosevelt administration, however, Kennedy acquitted himself ably.
“The Patriarch”: Joseph Kennedy Sr.’s Outsized Life Jacob Heilbrunn November 20, 2012

Historical Examples

“We must get rid of those lodging houses,” said Mr. Roosevelt.
American Boy’s Life of Theodore Roosevelt Edward Stratemeyer

That is not all that is expected by the host of Roosevelt’s friends.
Roosevelt in the Bad Lands H. Hagedorn.

I was reminded of this in reading the story President Roosevelt tells of a Colorado bear he once watched at close quarters.
The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers John Burroughs

Roosevelt shouted, without turning an instant from the business in hand.
Roosevelt in the Bad Lands H. Hagedorn.

Roosevelt bettered the advice by asking to have the Postmaster General called before the committee at the same time as himself.
Theodore Roosevelt and His Times Harold Howland

(Anna) Eleanor. 1884–1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945–52)
her husband, Franklin Delano (ˈdɛləˌnəʊ), known as FDR. 1882–1945, 32nd president of the US (1933–45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
Theodore. 1858–1919, 26th president of the US (1901–09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war

the family in America originally bore the name Van Roosevelt, “of the field of roses,” descriptive of their estates in Holland. Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt, born August 1649, emigrated to New Amsterdam. His son (1653) and all his descendants dropped the “Van.” Related: Rooseveltian.


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