Who founded Mother’s Day? - Anna Marie Jarvis (every women-mother- of all species - founded every day is mothers day)

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Sat, 05/11/2013 - 16:23.

http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/slY5uPg3hkAktJiVITSp_Q--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7cT04NQ--/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/blogs/profitminded/AnnaMarieJarvis.jpgMother’s Day was founded in 1907 by a West Virginia woman as a tribute to her own mother. In her 40s, Anna Marie Jarvis, a college graduate, quit her job and incorporated herself as the Mother’s Day International Association.

Jarvis was so passionate about her vision that she succeeded within 6 years in persuading the governors of nearly every state in the union to embrace Mother’s Day. By 1914, she had won over the U.S. Congress. That year President Woodrow Wilson signed a Congressional resolution declaring the second Sunday in May the nation’s day to honor mothers (for their role in the family, however, not the public sphere).





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