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Augusta Knuth (bottom center) received a 60-year membership certificate from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Knuth, 101, is a resident of Atria Senior Living in San Juan Capistrano and holds the longest membership in the state. Courtesy photo
Augusta Knuth (bottom center) received a 60-year membership certificate from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Knuth, 101, is a resident of Atria Senior Living in San Juan Capistrano and holds the longest membership in the state. Courtesy photo

Compiled by Brian Park

Augusta Knuth, a resident at Atria Senior Living in San Juan Capistrano, was honored for her 60-year membership with the Daughters of American Revolution during a reception on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Knuth, 101, is the longest tenured member of the organization in the state. The Daughters of the American Revolution is a nonprofit organization formed to promote historic preservation and education. Its members have direct lineage to an ancestor that participated in the American Revolution.

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