Of Interest

Distinguished DAR Members

These women who are or were DAR members who have made significant and positive contributions to American or international culture, society, or history through diligent application of their unique talents and abilities. Here is just a portion of a list of over 120 Dazzling Daughters that includes several first ladies, writers, artists, educators, scientists, social reformers, entertainers, and many others. To see the full list click here


19Amend2Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) suffragist, women’s rights advocate

6448170_origClara Barton (1821-1912) nurse, teacher, Red Cross founder


Nancy Davis Reagan (b. 1921) actress, first lady, 1981-1989


Rosalynn Smith Carter (b. 1927) first lady, 1977-1981


Bo Derek (b. 1956) golden-globe nominated film actress, model


Ginger Rogers (1911-1995) actress, dancer

Janet Reno (b. 1938) Attorney General of the United States, from 1993 to 2001

Helen Johns Carroll (1915-2014) won a gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay event at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles

“Abby” Aldrich Rockefeller (1874 – 1948) wife of  John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Eugenia Washington (1840-1900) DAR founder