DAR State Regent to Visit Lamar

Jeannine Angle Dobbins, State Regent Colorado State Society, NSDAR will be visiting Southeast Colorado on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Third Street Nest in Lamar. The Fort William Bent Chapter and the La Junta Chapter along with invited guests will be in attendance to hear her program ‘Treasures in the DAR Basement’. The program is about the collection of Works Progress Administration which summarizes the volumes of historical records that were compiled during the Great Depression, 1935-1942.

Colorado State Regent Jeannine Dobbins comes to us from Durango. She has been a member of the Sarah Platt Decker Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 1998. Jeannine has chaired the State American History, Membership, and Volunteer Genealogist Committees.   On the National level she has been Southwest Division Chair for the American Heritage and Genealogical Records Committees, and Vice Chair for the Registration and Seating Committees at Continental Congress.  Jeannine served as the Colorado State Librarian from 2005-2007, Colorado State Chaplain from 2007-2009, State Vice Regent 2015-2017, and currently is State Regent.

Jeannine earned her B.A. cum laude in history with a minor in mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and Master’s Degree in history from the same institution.   She put her training in research to work as a real estate land title abstractor for the law firm of Whitehead and McCoy, in Natchitoches, Louisiana, after her graduation.  Her mother’s family has been in Natchitoches since its founding in 1714.   She has proven her lineage back to Angelique, a Native American who married Charles Dumont, one of the French explorers that founded the town.

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