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Former headquarters of the American War Mothers located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

The American War Mothers was founded in 1917 and given a Congressional charter on February 24, 1925. It is a perpetual patriotic, 501(c) 4 non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian, non-partisan organization whose members are mothers of children who have served or are serving in the Armed Services during a time of conflict.[1]

National President: LaVerna Capes


Notable membersEdit

See alsoEdit

American War Mothers pin (1917)


  1. ^ Veterans Service Organizations - American War Mothers
  2. ^ Binheim, Max; Elvin, Charles A (1928). Women of the West; a series of biographical sketches of living eminent women in the eleven western states of the United States of America. p. 60. Retrieved 8 August 2017.  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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