02 October 2018

Famous Women Who Are Members of DAR - Part 2


Stars of DAR - Part 2

PHOEBE APPERSON HEARST
San Francisco Chapter, California

Phoebe was the mother of William Randolph Hearst.  She founded the University of California Museum of Anthropology. A major benefactor of the University of California, Berkeley and its first woman Regent, serving on the board from 1897 until her death. Phoebe died in 1919, during the worldwide influenza epidemic.


JULIE NIXON EISENHOWER
San Clemente Chapter, California

Julie is the youngest daughter of Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States. she is married to David Eisenhower, grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.


FLORENCE KLING HARDING 
Captain William Hendricks Chapter, Ohio

First Lady of the United States from 1921 to 1923 as the wife of President Warren G. Harding.


BETSY VOGEL BOZE  
Shreveport Chapter, Louisiana

Betsy is CEO of Kent State University and a Senior Fellow at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. 

GINGER ROGERS 
Hollywood Chapter, California

An actress, dancer and singer who appeared in films, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century. She made 73 films - 10 of them with Fred Astaire as a dancing partner.

MARIE CORINNE MORRISON CLAIBORNE BOGGS 
Spirit of '76 Chapter, Louisiana

Known as Lindy Boggs, she was the first woman elected to the U. S. House of Representatives from Louisiana, serving for almost 18 years.  From 1997 to 2001 she was the Ambassador to the Vatican.

MARY ANNA MORRISON JACKSON 
Mecklenberg Chapter, North Carolina

She was the wife of Civil War General Stonewall Jackson.  Mary was the first chapter regent for Mecklenberg Chapter in 1898.

NANCY DAVIS REGAN  
California Member at Large

Wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. She was the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.

ALICE STOKES PAUL 
Mary Washington Chapter, Washington, D.C.

Alice was a suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the 1910s campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.


JULIA WARD HOWE
Massachusetts Member at Large

Julia is the composer of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

LENORE LOVING PRATHER
Horseshoe Robertson Chapter, Mississippi

Lenore was the first female Mississippi Supreme Court Justice.





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