Chapter History

The El Paso de Robles Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was officially organized on February 25, 1950.  

From the local newspaper of Paso Robles, Paso Robles Press, printed November 4, 1949:

     Mrs. Harry L. Appleton has been appointed by the Executive Board of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, as Organizing Regent for a new chapter of the DAR in Paso Robles.  The Chapter is being sponsored by the Los Padres Chapter of San Luis Obispo.
     The seven local members of Los Padres will transfer their memberships to the new Paso Robles Chapter and anyone interested and eligible to become a charter member of the group is asked to contact Mrs. Appleton at 2218 Spring Street, or to phone 721.
     The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was organized October 11, 1890, with Mrs. Caroline Scott Harrison, wife of the President of the United States Benjamin Harrison, as the first President General of the N.S.D.A.R.
     The objectives of the organization are the promotion of patriotism, education, and historical study.  
     Mrs. Charles Haskell Danforth of Palo Alto, State Regent, D.A.R., will pay her official visit to the Los Padres Chapter tomorrow afternoon.  They will meet at the home of Mrs. Francis R. Scott, 2358 Johnson Avenue, San Luis Obispo, at 2 p.m.  Mrs. William Loughlin and Miss Ruby Salters will assist Mrs. Scott as hostesses.
     Attending the meeting from Paso Robles will be Mrs. Appleton, Mrs. DeWitt Lyle, Mrs. Halbert Johnson, Mrs. Homer Hatch, Mrs. J. A. Raitt, Mrs. Keith Elliott, and Mrs. W. J. B. Adams.