Sesquicentennial: Roosevelt Degree Conferral Michael Roosevelt
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September 25, 2008
Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Plaza, New York City
Michael Roosevelt ’72 accepted a J.D. on behalf of his grandfather Franklin Delano Roosevelt, class of 1907.
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Dean Schizer honored Presidents Theodore and Franklin Delano Roosevelt with posthumous degrees. Both attended Columbia Law School but never received their J.D.s, instead departing early to embark on their historic political careers.