(International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons). Founded 1886 by Margaret McDonald Bottome (18271906; b. NYC; married clergyman; assoc. ed. Ladies' Home Journal); interdenom.; object: to develop spiritual life and stimulate Christian activities; pub. periodical Silver Cross; membership over 50,000 in the 1960s.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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