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 Sara Ann <I>Delano</I> Roosevelt

Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt

Birth
Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 7 Sep 1941 (aged 86)
Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 8510 · View Source
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Sara Ann Delano was the wife of James Roosevelt and the mother of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She was born and raised in the town of Newburgh, NY. Her family was very wealthy and she traveled often to China and surrounding countries as a child. She was a firm believer of a regimented lifestyle, and carried through the finances and actions of her very large estate in Hyde Park after her husband's death. She played a big part in FDR's campaigns and entertaining many of his prominent guest at her home in Hyde Park NY.She was supporting her son's career and presidency even standing in for the first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, several times at public occasions. She died 230 days after hers son's re electing to Presidency. In commemoration of her life, she was honored with the Sara Delano Roosevelt Park in New York City's Lower East Side, which was dedicated during her lifetime, in 1934.

Bio by: AMMNY



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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt (21 Sep 1854–7 Sep 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8510, citing Saint James Episcopal Churchyard, Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .