Eleanor Roosevelt

Events

Eleanor Roosevelt's Birth

October 11, 1884

New York City, NY

Eleanor Roosevelt's Mother Died

December 7, 1892

Eleanor Attended Allenwood Academy

1899

Marriage

March 17, 1905

Married Franklin Delano Roosevelt

1st child born-Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

May 3, 1906 - May 3 1906

2nd child born-James Roosevelt II

December 23, 1907

3rd child born- Franklin Roosevelt

March 18, 1909

4th child born-Elliott Roosevelt

September 23, 1910

5th child born-Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr.

August 17, 1914

6th child born-John Aspinwall Roosevelt

March 17, 1916

She Volunteers at St. Elizabeth's Hospital

1919

Women are granted to have a right to vote; She joins the League of women voters

1920

Crashes the Great Depression

1929

Eleanor starts food lines to help those without jobs.

Eleanor Became the First Lady of the U.S.

March 4, 1933 - 1945

Eleanor's Husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Died

April 12, 1945

Eleanor Became A Delegate to the United States

December 1945

President Harry S. Truman appointed Eleanor.

She began working with the United Nations and helps write the Declaration of Universal Rights

1946

Eleanor Roosevelt's Death

November 7, 1962

She died of tuberculosis.Tuberculosis is a disease caused by germs that spread from person to another through the air. Usually affects lungs, but it does not always have to be the lungs, such as brain, kidney, or spine.