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Our Membership

Today the SAR consists of over 32,000 members in over 500 chapters in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Almost 165,000 descendants of the men and women Patriots of the American Revolution have been admitted since our founding.  SAR members include:

  • 16 presidents of the United States
  • Brigadier, Lieutenant and five star generals,
  • Presidents of several colleges and universities,
  • Ambassadors,
  • Members of the Supreme Court, the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. Congress.
  • Members include small businessmen, doctors, lawyers, school teachers, CPAs, elected local, state, and federal officials, and government employees, all of whom have a deep affection for America its heritage and institutions.


SAR members answered their country's call in every major American conflict beginning with the battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775 up to the present, including Operation Desert Storm, Bosnia and the current actions in Afghanistan and Iraq.  SAR members have received the highest awards America can bestow, including the Medal of Honor