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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Frederic P. Miller

Published December 8th 2009
ISBN : 9786130246877
Paperback
160 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Fiorello Henry La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1945. He was popularly known as the Little Flower, the translation of his Italian first name, Fiorello, and, most likely, aMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Fiorello Henry La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1945. He was popularly known as the Little Flower, the translation of his Italian first name, Fiorello, and, most likely, a reference to his short stature. A Republican, he was a popular mayor and a strong supporter of the New Deal. La Guardia led New Yorks recovery during the Great Depression and became a national figure, serving as President Franklin D. Roosevelts director of civilian defense during the run-up to the United States joining the Second World War.