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Post 22  Towson, Maryland

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CHARTER DATE: March 10, 1923

FIRST COMMANDER: 1919-1920 William P. Cole, Jr.

NOTABLE MEMBERS: William P. Cole, Jr., was very much involved in the early beginnings of the Department of Maryland. Mr. Cole was.. Read more »

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: Today, the Post is deeply involved and committed to the community. Annually, Post 22 is one of the "3 Big" sponsors of the Towsontowne Spring Festival and the 4th of July Parade - the Post also welcomes visitors for hot.. Read more »

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1910
The town of Towson in 1919 was a small village community, the county seat of Baltimore County, in the state of Maryland. The veterans who returned to the area after World War I came back to a thriving community - with paved and unpaved roads, and horse-drawn carriages vying with the new horseless carriages. Towson had long been a crossroads between the rural farm communities of northern Maryland and central Pennsylvania, and the industries and shipping centers of Baltimore City. Because of its prime location, Towson's inns and taverns attracted other businesses, and the small town began to thrive. Convinced.. Full story »
1920
In 1923, the Towson Post Commander, Lawrence Ensor, received the Charter from the National organization, which was dated March 10, 1923. It was signed by the National Commander Alvin Qusley and his Adjutant Bolles. It was counter-signed by Department Commander Arthur Renouf and Adjutant Alfred Truitt on March 26, 1923. For more, visit our website's Post History page http://towsonamericanlegion.org/index.php?id=2 Full story »
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