Membership

Today the SAR consists of 33,000 members in over 500 chapters in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Almost 185,000 descendants of the men and women Patriots of the American Revolution have been admitted since our founding. SAR members include fifteen presidents of the United States, Brigadier, Lieutenant and five star generals, presidents of several colleges and universities, ambassadors, and members of the Supreme Court, the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. Congress.

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Any man of age eighteen years or over, who is a lineal descendent of an ancestor who supported the war for American Independence is eligible for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. These ancestors are referred to as Revolutionary War Patriots and include those persons who fought in the military and / or militia, who provided supplies to the American cause, who served on political bodies supporting the Revolution, who signed oaths of support and similar acts.

For details about membership in the Kansas Society, please contact either the Membership Secretary or Genealogist:

Membership Secretary:
Timothy E. Peterman
11315 Applewood Drive
Kansas City, Missouri 64134
816-761-7453
Genealogist:
Barnett Ellis
507 North Stone Boulevard
Raymore, Missouri 64083
816-322-4661

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