St. Paul's American Legion Post 145

Post History

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PAST AND CURRENT COMMANDERS

1947-1948                            Francis de Beaumont

1948-1949                            E. C. Sanders

1949-1950                            Joseph L. Elmer

1950-1951                            Ed C. Sanders

1951-1953                            Neal Golden

1953-1955                            Normal L. Sides

1955-1956                            Ed C. Sanders

1956-1958                            Roy Brantley

1959-1964                            Ed C. Sanders

1964-1966                            J. A. Davidson

1966-1967                            Ed C. Sanders

1967-1969                            Harry F. Baldwin

1969-1970                            Neal Gordon

1970-1971                            Jesse R. McGrady

1971-1972                            Hessie L. Bilton

1972-1974                            Jim O. Mark

1974-1975                            Jesse A. Davidson

1975-1977                            Ed Walker, Jr.

1977-1978                            Jesse A. Davidson

1978-1988                            Homer Furr

1988-1989                            Robert Toby, Sr.

1989-1992                            Ed Messervy

1992-2001                            Harry F. Baldwin

2001-2003                            David Smoak 

2003-2007                            Robert Tovey

2007-2015                            Hugh C. Allston

2015-2019                            Reedy Hopkins

2019 – 2021                         Jim Phelps

 

Patriotic Days

MEMORIAL DAY has always been an outstanding occasion in this community. In addition to memorial events throughout the _____ community, the  goal of every Veteran to it's last man is to keep MEMORIAL DAY sacred to the memory of our war dead of all of the wars of the country; and all graves are decorated on this National Holiday.

ARMISTICE DAY, now called VETERANS' DAY, originally marked the end of fighting in World War I. It is an important holiday on the calendar of Legionnaires everywhere and in the hearts of all Veterans. It has been in ____.  Annually the Post sponsored the Armistice Day Parade. An important tradition was established when the Post led in the memorial exercises at 11 o'clock on the morning of November 11, marking the exact hour of the cessation of hostility on the war fronts.

Registration Of Graves

Since it's inception American Legion Post ___ has been a leader in this community in the area of graves registration; which has been incorporated by all the American Legion Posts in ___ County. Grave Registration enables all interested parties to locate the site of the grave of each Veteran. American Legion Post ___ acquired a burial lot in ______ Cemetery and this has been marked by the erection of a massive monument marking it as the burial lot for servicemen without kin. Each year, active members place a flag on each Veteran's grave.

Scholarships and Community Projects

American LegionPost --- sponsors various scholarships for the further education of our children. We also sponsor and financially assist many worthy community projects and programs initiated by the National American Legion.

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