American Minute With Bill Federer
Would FDR Be Censored Today? Read his beliefs from a generation ago!
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York.
He was baptized at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Hyde Park, New York.
Roosevelt was home-schooled till age 14 when he was put in an Episcopal boarding school in Groton, Massachusetts.
The school’s headmaster, Rev. Endicott Peabody, preached that it was a Christian’s responsibility to help the less fortunate.
Peabody later officiated Roosevelt’s wedding and visited him as President.
Roosevelt described Rev. Peabody as “the biggest influence in my life,” adding:
“As long as I live his influence will mean more to me than that of any other people next to my father and mother.”