DAR Will Honor Sue Shelton White with Wreath Laying
Jackson-Madison Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) will hold a wreath laying ceremony at the Sue Shelton White Memorial on City Hall Plaza in downtown Jackson at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The public is invited to attend this free event.
Sue Shelton White was the first female attorney in Jackson, chair of the National Woman’s Party in Tennessee, and was instrumental in Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution giving all American women the right to vote. Ms. White was a member of Jackson-Madison Chapter NSDAR from 1909 through 1929.
Jackson-Madison Chapter DAR is proud to honor the memory of Sue Shelton White with a wreath laying at her monument in downtown Jackson.
DAR is known as the largest women’s patriotic organization in the United States and has over 185,000 members with 3000 chapters in 50 states and 11 foreign countries. The Jackson-Madison Chapter, chartered in 1901, is one of the oldest and most active chapters in the state. For more information about membership in DAR, contact chapter regent, Beth Bates at 731-427-0465 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the chapter website at www.tndar.org/~jacksonmadison.