Sonora <I>Smart</I> Dodd


Sonora Smart Dodd Famous memorial

Jenny Lind, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Death 22 Mar 1978 (aged 96)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Plot Lawn 13
Memorial ID 7505443 View Source

Poet, Founder of Father's Day. She was the first to promote "Father's Day" as a holiday in 1908. It was first observed June 19, 1910, and signed into law as a national holiday in 1972.

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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 28 May 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sonora Smart Dodd (18 Feb 1882–22 Mar 1978), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7505443, citing Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .