Is it possible that FDR committed suicide and that, because of the war, this was hushed up?

My English teacher in prep school told our class in 1947 that he knew Madame Shoumatoff, who was painting the president's portrait at the Little White House in Warm Springs, Ga., where FDR died, and that she had told him the president shot himself and that she had seen his body slumped over the desk with a... show more My English teacher in prep school told our class in 1947 that he knew Madame Shoumatoff, who was painting the president's portrait at the Little White House in Warm Springs, Ga., where FDR died, and that she had told him the president shot himself and that she had seen his body slumped over the desk with a pistol in his hand. I'm aware that Madame Shoumatoff's memoirs make no mention of this, but the teacher, now deceased, was a well-respected and honorable man and wouldn't have made this up. I don't expect anyone to accept my unverified hearsay account, but perhaps someone else can add pertinent information. I might add that if the ailing president did take his own life, this in no way should detract from his reputation as president and wartime leader.
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