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Franklin Roosevelt was the 32nd president and spent the longest time in office. During his time in office he guided the country through the Great Depression and WWII. The policies that he championed in the New Deal helped put Americans back to work and revive the economy. He was known for his strong fireside chats that used the radio to communicate directly with the American people.
Born: January 30, 1882
Died: April 12, 1945
Wife: Eleanor Roosevelt
Vice President: John Garner, Henry Wallace, Harry Truman