Question : How are Teddy Roosevelt and FDR related?

How are Teddy Roosevelt and FDR related?
Teddy was FDR’s father
Teddy was FDR’s uncle
FDR and Teddy were brothers
FDR was Teddy’s 5th cousin
Answer: While many Americans may assume that President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) was the son of Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909), the two former presidents who led the country three decades apart were actually fifth cousins. Their closest tie was FDR’s wife Eleanor who was also the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. Uncle Teddy was president of the United States in 1905 and even walked his brother Elliot’s daughter down the aisle. (And yes, that means the president and first lady were fifth cousins once removed.

FDR was Teddy’s 5th cousin

The Roosevelt family is an American business and political family from New York whose members have included two United States Presidents, a First Lady,[1] and various merchants, politicians, inventors, clergymen, artists, and socialites. Descendants of a mid-17th century Dutch immigrant to New Amsterdam, many members of the family became locally prominent in New York City business and politics and intermarried with prominent colonial families.