Born in 1882 at Hyde Park, New York (now a national historic site) he attended Harvard University and Columbia Law School. On St. Patrick's Day, 1905, he married Eleanor Roosevelt. In 1928 Roosevelt became Governor of New York. FDR was a Democrat in the 1932 presidential election. He was elected at the age of 50 and he served from 1932 to 1945 (almost three full terms). One of the most notable quotes when he was president was after Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941, he said " Let this day live in infamy." FDR died during his third term in Warm Springs, Georgia on April 12, 1945.