Sonora Louise Smart Dodd, who was the daughter of Civil War Veteran William Jackson Smart.

Is the one most responsible for the celebration of Fathers Day.

She came up with the idea listening to a Sunday Mothers Day sermon in 1909 with her father.

Fathers Day is now celebrated in 30 countries around the world.

The first American City to recognize Fathers Day was her hometown Spokane, Wash. in 1910.

President Woodrow Wilson
made Fathers Day Official in 1916.

Quite a woman.

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