Profession: US First Lady
Why Famous: The longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.
A controversial First Lady for her outspokenness, she was the first presidential spouse to hold press conferences, write a syndicated newspaper column, and speak at a national convention.
- 1905-03-17 Eleanor Roosevelt (20) marries Franklin D. Roosevelt (23) later 32nd US President in New York, & given away by her uncle, 26th President Theodore Roosevelt
- 1903-11-22 Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged