roosevelt, eleanor

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Roosevelt, Eleanor [(roh-zuh-vuhlt, roh-zuh-velt)]

The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Her humanitarian and diplomatic efforts were known and respected all over the world. She represented the United States in the General Assembly of the United Nations from 1949 to 1952.

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