People, may 4, 1953

Names make news. Last week these names made this news:

During its 62nd annual Continental Congress in Washington, the Daughters of the American Revolution announced that they had accepted proof that Private Benjamin Doud, born May 10, 1761 in Middletown, Conn., was a direct ancestor of Mamie Doud Eisenhower. The First Lady was forthwith welcomed into the D.A.R., and some 4,000 of the ladies trooped to the White House to welcome their newest member. It was the biggest White House reception since the inauguration, and marked the end of a 15-year rift between the...

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