Appreciating our fathers and all they do.
Grace Golden Clayton is the person began this tradition. She requested a Sunday service to honor fathers especially those that had died in the Monongah mining explosion sound of Fairmont on December 6, 1907.
Sonora Smart Dodd popularized Father’s Day spreading the idea of gaining support and popularity.
President Richard Nixon signed a law declaring Father’s Day every third Sunday in June, in 1972.