04 October 2018

Famous Women Who Are Members of DAR - Part 4


Stars of DAR - Part 4


BO DEREK 
California State Member at Large 


Bo Derek is an actress and model, perhaps best known for her role in the movie  "10." 


SUSAN B. ANTHONY
Irondequoit Chapter, New York


Susan Brownell Anthony was a social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. 



LAURA WELCH BUSH
Colonel Theunis Day Chapter, Texas


Laura is the wife of the 43rd President of the United States,  George W. Bush. 



BARBARA PIERCE BUSH 
Washington, D.C. Member at Large


First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President of the United States.



JESSIE BENTON FREMONT  
Los Angeles-Eschscholtzia Chapter, California


Wife of Captain John C. Fremont, 5th governor of Arizona Territory and leader of the Fremont Expeditions.



CLARISSA HARLOWE BARTON 
Washington, D.C. Member at Large


Clara was the founder of the American Red Cross. 



MARGARET CHASE SMITH
Eunice Farnsworth Chapter, Maine


Margaret served as a U.S Representative and a U.S. Senator from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in both houses of the United States Congress, and the first woman to represent Maine in either.


LUCY MAYNARD SALMON 
Mahwenawasigh Chapter, New York


She was the first woman to be a member of the executive committee of the American Historical Association, serving on the Committee of Seven, which largely defined the way history would be taught at the high school level.  A professor of history at Vassar College from 1889 until her death.




2 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you're enjoying the series Pat - we are so close to getting your application completed!

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