MARCH OF DIMES FOUNDED ON THIS DAY

President Franklin Roosevelt and Basil O’Connor count dimes at the White House desk in 1944, after the President founded March of Dimes to fight polio.
President Franklin Roosevelt (left) and Basil O’Connor
count dimes at the White House desk in 1944, after the
President founded March of Dimes to fight polio.
(March of Dimes)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, an adult victim of polio, founded the
National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, which he later
renamed the March of Dimes Foundation, on January 3, 1938.


William Clark Gable
(February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960)

Polio was eventually cured because he founded the March of Dimes! - Picture of Little White ...

A Brief History of the Fight Against Polio | Rotary Club of Westbrook-Gorham

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