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Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution

Who Can Join?

Any male person 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 person 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. If you believe that you may be eligible for SAR membership inquire from the local society in your community. In the event you can not locate SAR members in your home area, call or write the National Headquarters at 1000 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203 or (502) 589-1776.

Benefits of Joining

There are several benefits to becoming a member of our organization. The objectives of this Society are declared to be patriotic, historical, and educational, and shall include those intended or designed to perpetuate the memory of those patriots who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American people; to unite and promote fellowship among their descendants; to inspire them and the community-at-large with a more profound reverence for the principles of the government founded by our forefathers; to encourage historical research in relation to the American Revolution; to acquire and preserve the records of the individual services of the patriots of the war, as well as documents, relics, and landmarks; to mark the scenes of the Revolution by approprate memorials; to celebrate the anniversaries of the prominent events of the war and of the Revolutionary period; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American feedom, and to carry out the purposes expressed in the preamble of the Constitution of our country and the injunctions of Washington in his farewell address to the American people.

How Can You Join?

To join we need a completed application and membership dues for the first year. Please contact us for more information and a copy of the application.

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For more information on the application process or an application, please contact William Hartman or David L. McCann. A SAR Membership Workshhet application is also available on line. For a membership application please click on this link below:

**Important!! In order for you to download the Application, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. A copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader may be obtained free of charge by clicking on the following icon:


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