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Roosevelt, Franklin D., Jr. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988


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  • Fuller Name

    • Franklin Delano
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19140817
    • Death Date

        19880817
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19410313
        • Affiliation End: 1946-01
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1947
        • Affiliation End: 1948
        • Organization: (naf) United States. President's Committee on Civil Rights
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19490517
        • Affiliation End: 19550103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1963
        • Organization: (naf) Appalachian Regional Commission
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1963
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Commerce
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1965
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • Birth Place

    • Death Place

        (naf) Poughkeepsie (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (naf) Businessmen
          (naf) Farmers
            (naf) Lawyers
              (naf) Legislators--United States
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          • Sources

            • found: NUCMC data from Franklin D. Roosevelt Lib. for His Papers, 1940-1982(Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), Jr., 1914-1988; 3rd son of FDR; lawyer; Congressman from N.Y., 1949-1955; under-sec. of Commerce, 1963-1965)
            • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, November 13, 2013(Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, Jr. (1914 - 1988); son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and brother of James Roosevelt; a Representative from New York; born in Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada, August 17, 1914; graduated from Groton School, Groton, Mass., 1933; graduated from Harvard University, 1937; graduated from the University of Virginia Law School at Charlottesville, 1940; was admitted to the bar in 1942; was called from the Naval Reserve on March 13, 1941, to active duty as an ensign in the United States Navy and served in North Africa, Europe, and the Pacific; discharged from active duty in January 1946; awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Silver Star; lawyer, private practice; vice president of President Truman's Committee on Civil Rights in 1947 and 1948; chairman of mayor's committee on unity in New York City in 1948 and 1949; delegate to Democratic National Conventions in 1952 and 1956; elected as a Liberal Party candidate to the Eighty-first Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Sol Bloom (May 17, 1949-January 3, 1951); changed from a Liberal to a Democrat on January 3, 1951; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1951-January 3, 1955); was not a candidate for renomination in 1954, but was unsuccessful for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination; unsuccessful candidate for election for attorney general of New York in 1954; engaged in the automobile import business in 1958; appointed by President Kennedy as chairman of Appalachian Regional Commission, 1963; appointed by President Kennedy as Undersecretary of Commerce, 1963; appointed by President Johnson as first Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of New York State for Liberal Party in 1966; businessman and farmer; died on August 17, 1988 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
          • Change Notes

            • 1989-06-29: new
            • 2013-11-16: revised
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