Doris "Granny D" Haddock (January 24, 1910 March 9, 2010) was a retired executive secretary and great-grandmother who lived in Dublin, New Hampshire when she achieved national fame. Starting at age 88, she walked over 3,200 miles across the continental United States to advocate for campaign finance reform walking from January 1, 1999 until February 29, 2000.
Government reformer Dennis Burke accompanied Doris Haddock on her walk. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
This biography was last updated on 01/24/2011.
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