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Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884–1962)

  • By: Eleanor Roosevelt
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Humanitarian and political leader

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (she did not use her first name, perhaps to avoid confusion with her mother) was born in New York City, the oldest child of Elliott and Anna Hall Roosevelt. During her twelve years as first ...

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