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Portrait of President Franklin D Roosevelt (1882-1945) (centre, front) with a group of Freemasons wearing full masonic regalia, during the initiation of his sons James (directly behind his father) and Franklin Jr (right of James) in to Freemasonry, with Justice Ferdinand Pecora (4th from left, standing) and Mayor Fiorello La Guardia (5th from left, standing), New York, 1935. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Portrait of President Franklin D Roosevelt (1882-1945) (centre, front) with a group of Freemasons wearing full masonic regalia, during the initiation of his sons James (directly behind his father) and Franklin Jr (right of James) in to Freemasonry, with Justice Ferdinand Pecora (4th from left, standing) and Mayor Fiorello La Guardia (5th from left, standing), New York, 1935. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)