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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 1990.087.38
Description Political Button for Franklin D. Roosevelt (D). Reproduction
Collection LCHS Button Collection
Date c. 1932
Event Presidential Election
Material Metal
Dimensions Dia-1.25 inches
People Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Search Terms President
Notes Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) won the presidency in 1932 against incumbent Herbert Hoover (R), 1936 against Alfred Landon (R), 1940 against Wendell Willkie (R), and 1944 against Thomas Dewey (R). Roosevelt died April 12, 1945 and Harry Truman (D) succeeded him the same day.