Sonora <I>Smart</I> Dodd

Sonora Smart Dodd

Jenny Lind, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Death 22 Mar 1978 (aged 96)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 7505443 · View Source
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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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  • 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 no. 7505443, citing Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .