In 1921, a dozen years before he would be sworn in as president, Franklin Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio.
He graduated from Harvard in 1880 (in the class with Theodore Roosevelt), and the following year entered the banking house of Lee, Higginson & Co., in Boston.
The Roosevelt family' has been prominent in the life of New York for many generations, and is of Dutch origin.
And near the end of 1937, Roosevelt created the National Foundation for Infant Paralysis to join in the fight.
Fred, I know you're an old geezer, but Roosevelt died during World War Two.