How FDR Became the First -and Only- President to Serve Four Terms

by Lesley Kennedy On November 5, 1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt broke a long-held precedent—one that started with George Washington—when he became the first president elected to a third term. Roosevelt would go on to vie for, and win, yet a fourth term, taking office again on January 20, 1945. FDR was the first, and last, president to winContinue reading “How FDR Became the First -and Only- President to Serve Four Terms”