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#32 Franklin D Roosevelt (1933-1945) Assumed office at depth of Great Depression. Served 4 terms. Entered WWII. Passage of Social Security as part of New Deal. Died Apr. 12, 1945 of cerebral hemorrhage. he was the fourth President to die of natural causes while in office.


Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) - 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945)


Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman: Harry Truman had only been vice president for three months before assuming the presidency. During his nearly eight years in office, he attempted to contain the spread of communism as the Cold War heated up.

"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group." - FDR