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Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.-Eleanor Roosevelt

Biographical information:Eleanor was born on October 11, 1884. Her Mother died in 1892 and her Father died on August 13,1894. She was married to Franklin Roosevelt on March 17, 1905. He was her fifth cousin once removed. She had six kids between the years 1906-1916. Her third child died of influenza shortly after being born. In 1918 Eleanor finds out that her husband was having an affair with Lucy Mercer, her social secretary. In 1921 her husband becomes paralyzed from polio. On April 12, 1945 Franklin Roosevelt dies while he was trying to get better in Warm Springs, Georgia. In 1960 Eleanor supports John F. Kennedy's campaign to run for president. On November 7, 1962 Eleanor dies of tuberculosis at the age of 78..

Personal Accomplishments: She volunteers at the International Congress of Working Women in Washington. In 1918 she volunteers at St. Elizabeth Hospital to visit WW1 veterans. In 1903 Eleanor joined the consumer's league and started to investigate working conditions in the clothing district. In 1920 she joined the league of women voters. She has done many more things that qualify her for her own memorial that commemorates the things she has done and accomplished. For this she deserves a memorial.


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