Stars of DAR - Part 3
Williamsburg Chapter, Virginia
Wife of John D. Rockefeller, Abby is referred to as the "woman in the family." She was known for being the driving force behind the establishment of the Museum of Modern Art.
Walter Hines Page Chapter, London, England
From 1999 to 2007, Suzanne was the Treasurer of the United Nations. 2007 until recently she was the Director of the Investment Management division of the United Nations.
Lexington Chapter, Kentucky
She was a suffragist, a social reformer and an attorney being the first woman to pass Kentucky bar exam.
Captain William Hendricks Chapter, Ohio
Mary was the 40th Treasurer of the United States from March 1, 1994 to January 20, 2001 under President Bill Clinton.
Daniel Davisson Chapter, West Virginia
Anna is recognized as the founder of Mother’s Day holiday in the United States.
Oyster Bay Chapter, New York
Edith was the second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt and served as the First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1901 to 1909.
New York State Member at Large
She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. Eleanor was appointed as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. In 1939, in a dramatic and celebrated act of conscience, Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the Daughters of the American Revolution when it barred the world-renowned singer Marian Anderson, an African American, from performing at its Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. The DAR has long since apologized and Marian Anderson performed many times in Constitution Hall.
Sequoia Chapter, California
President and co-founder of Mills College, the first U.S. women’s college on the west coast.
DOROTHY AYER GARDNER FORD
Lucretia Leffingwell Chapter, Illinois
Mother of Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States.