PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Mayor Michael Soriano presented a proclamation to “Parsippanong Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution,” at the Council Meeting held on Tuesday, September 3.
Soriano said “This week is “Constitution Week” and we have present with us the daughters of the American revolution. This is an organization that’s been around in the United States since 1890. That’s, it’s 129 years. Currently, they have about 185,000 members in the United States. And there’s 3000 chapters in all 50 states. Prominent living members include congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, former First Lady Eleanor Rosalynn Carter, astronaut Margaret Seddon. The daughters, the American illusion revolution was founded after the Sons of the American revolution voted to exclude women from their membership and the women decided we are important and important to American history as well. And let’s keep in mind one of the founding members was George Washington’s great grandniece as well.”