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Post 198  Elkton, South Dakota

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CHARTER DATE: September 2, 1920

POST NAMESAKE: Glen Stafford

FIRST COMMANDER: Max Hammer

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Those members of the Elkton Post signing the charter were: Max Hammer, Emil E. Weber, Thomas E. Coughlin, Albert L... Read more »

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The American Legion was first organized in Paris, France in March 1919, The Glen Stafford Post 198, Department of South Dakota received its charter from The American Legion dated on the Second day of September 1920. Glen Stafford Post 198 is dedicated to the memory of Glen Stafford, a young land agent who lived in the community but a short time. He was called into the service of his country during World War I and died of the flu shortly after entering the service. Those members of the Elkton Post signing the charter were: Max Hammer, Emil E. Weber, Thomas.. Full story »
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