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1971

Founder Marian Herndon McQuade was elected vice-chairman of the West Virginia Committee on Aging and was a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging

Other events that happened on or around 1971

1973

Governor Moore proclaimed West Virginia's first observance of Grandparents Day

Other events that happened on or around 1973

1978

President Carter signed law designating National Grandparents Day

1979

First nationwide observance of Grandparents Day occurred


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