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Our chapter is named after Commodore Lawrence Kearny,
who, as a young lieutenant, displayed his professionalism and initiative.

In 1821, he commanded the brig Enterprise
as a member of the U.S. Navy West India Company.
It sailed the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico to suppress pirates and smugglers,
who were attacking merchant ships.

November 12, 1821, in a written communiqué he reported,
"...we had the fortune to capture four piratical Schooners and a Sloop...."

As a soldier diplomat in 1840, he was given command of the East India Squadron,
with directions to protect American interests in China.

His efforts led to the beginning of the Open Door Policy in China.

 

Chapter Officers
Regent   Carol E. Derscheid Farnum
Vice Regent   Ruth Geyer
Chaplain   Andrea Perisho
Recording Secretary   Maureen Krajcovic
Treasurer   Debra Nisbit
Registrar   Suzanne Hopkins
Historian    
Parliamentarian    

Chapter luncheon meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month, October through May
in Cape Coral, starting at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required.

We welcome inquiries about membership into DAR and our chapter.
Prospective daughters may contact our
Regent  for additional information.

 

See our Links page for more information on the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

 

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Last updated:
March 8, 2014