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Daughters of the American Revolution

ORGANIZATION

Women's group founded in 1890. Applicants must prove they are a direct lineal descendant of an American patriot who fought in the Revolutionary War.

Official Website:
http://www.dar.org/

Founding Date:
1890

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jane Addams
Activist
6-Sep-1860 21-May-1935 Founder of Hull House
Mildred Fish Harnack
Spy
16-Sep-1902 16-Feb-1943 Guillotined by the Gestapo
Caroline Harrison
First Lady
1-Oct-1832 25-Oct-1892 Wife of US President Benjamin Harrison
Clare Boothe Luce
Politician
10-Apr-1903 9-Oct-1987 Congresswoman, wife of Henry R. Luce
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
11-Oct-1884 7-Nov-1962 First Lady under FDR
Phyllis Schlafly
Activist
15-Aug-1924   Opponent of women's liberation
Virginia Smith
Politician
30-Jun-1911 23-Jan-2006 Congresswoman from Nebraska, 1975-91


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