The 32nd president of the United States (1933-1945). Governor of New York (1929-1933), he ran for president with the promise of a New Deal for the American people. His administration was marked by relief programs, measures to increase employment and assist industrial and agricultural recovery from the Depression, and World War II. He was the only US president to be reelected three times (1936, 1940, and 1944). He died in office.