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"You gave these to your wife after the birth of your son in 1955. The dent in the front was from an assassin's bullet when you saved President Roosevelt in 1939."
Nate Heywood to Henry Heywood[src]

Roosevelt, known commonly as FDR, was a former President of the United States of America on Earth-1.


Original multiverse[]

Assassination attempt[]

In 1939, President Roosevelt was faced with an assassination attempt. Commander Steel took the bullet, saving the President's life.[1]

Justice Society of America's hunt for Krieger[]

In 1942, Roosevelt called the Justice Society of America, notifying them that Krieger was spotted in Paris.[1]

New multiverse[]

Roosevelt was a President of the United States of Earth-Prime.[2] At some point, he married Eleanor Roosevelt.[3]



DC's Legends of Tomorrow[]

Season 2[]

Black Lightning[]

Season 3[]

Behind the scenes[]

  • In the real world, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States dying while in office in 1945.
    • Also in the real world, the assassination attempt on Roosevelt took place in December 1932.
  • In DC Comics, fictionalized Franklin D. Roosevelt is prominently featured in multiple continuities, with his main New Earth version having at least 67 appearances.