Post 29 Marietta, Georgia

Post 29

Marietta, Georgia

Post 29 Marietta, Georgia

About This Post

Post Namesake

Horace Orr Post 29 was originally chartered as Black Jack Post 29 on September 29,1919.  The post was named for nearby Black Jack Mountain and the light artillary maneuvers conducted there throughout World War I.  The name was permanently changed ... READ MORE

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HISTORY

1910

"Blackjack" Post Chartered 29 Sep 1919 has 24 charter members

Sep 1919

The American Legion, Temporary Headquarters, 19 West 44th Street, New York, NY gave a charter to "Black Jack" Post, State of Georgia, No. 29, Marietta GA on the 29th day of September, 1919.

Charter members were:
L. L. Blair                                      
George Goumas                                 
Guy H. Northcutt                           
L. W. Camp                                      
L. M. Blair                                               
J. S. Roberts                                        
Leon T. McCollum                                  
Norman Collins
Claude W. Haynes
H. N. Johnson
Warren E. Benson
Edgar..

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Post Commander 1919-1921:  Arthur Lyons Crowe, Sr. - First Commander & Charter Member

Post Commander 1919-1921: Arthur Lyons Crowe, Sr. - First Commander & Charter Member

Sep 1919

Birth: 16 October 1892
Death: 24 January 1963 (aged 70)

Burial: Mountain View Partk Cemetary
            Marietta, Cobb County, GA
            Plot: A-263

INSCRIPTION: A FAITHFUL AND DEVOTED SON
                          HUSBAND AND FATHER

Memorial ID: 69472112 Find A Grave

 

Family Members:

Siblings: Sister - Mrs. Flora Whitmire of Eau Gaillie, Fla
                Brother - W. A. Crowe, Jr.

Spouse: Edith Hudgins Crowe (1849-1992)

Children
: Arthur Lyions Crowe (1924-2009), born..

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Charter Member Dr. Warren Edgar Benson

Sep 5, 1919

Birth: 14 December 1887
Death: 21 April 1928 (aged 40)

Burial: Marietta City Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 20600764

 

Family Members:

Parents: John Donald Benson (1851-1922)
                Mary Ann Frances Brantley Benson (1853-1941)

Siblings: John Augusrus Benson (1873-1960)
                William Luther Benson (1877-1936)
                Robert Lee Benson (1878-1944)
                Alma Catherine Benson Brooks (1883-1973)
                Mary Boyd Benbson Moor (1889-1974)

Spouse: Regina Elizabeth Rambo Benson (1887-1969)
               Married before 1920

Children: Warren..

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Charter Member Dr. Warren Edgar Benson
Charter Member Dr. Leslie Lenton Blair

Charter Member Dr. Leslie Lenton Blair

Sep 6, 1919

Birth: 1 December 1888
          Marietta, Cobb County, Geogia, USA
Death: 13 April 1932 (aged 43)

Burial: Mountain View Park Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
             Plot A-141


Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 64642242

Family Members:
Parents: Daniel Webster Blair (1859-1926)
                Irene I. Blair (1865)

Siblings: George E. Blair (1886)                    
                Willie Mae Blair (1891)
                Daniel..

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Charter Member Leon McKenzie Blair

Sep 7, 1919

Birth: 22 June 1895
Death: 2 July 1964 (aged 69)

Burial: Saint James Episcopal Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 108682811

Family Members:

Spouse: Julien Hudgins Blair (1902-1995)

Children: Daniel McKenzie Blair (1927-1990)

 

Leon McKenzie "Rip" Blair was an attorney and the Mayor of Marietta from 1938 to 1947.  (Took office 9/7/38)


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Charter Member Leon McKenzie Blair
Charter Member Charlie C. Brown

Charter Member Charlie C. Brown

Sep 8, 1919

Birth: 22 March 1891
Death: 4 January 1921 (aged 29)

Burial: Kennesaw City Cemetery
             Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
              Plot 131

Inscription: 1ST DIV 18th INF
                     M/SUP SGT

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 1068855490


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Charter Member Charlie W. Brown

Sep 9, 1919

Birth: 11 February 1896
Death: 17 October 1958 (aged 62)

Burial: Marietta National Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
              Plot N, O, 4500-K

Inscription: GEORGIA
                     PVT QMC
                     WORLD WAR I

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 418799

 

        


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Charter Member Charlie W. Brown
Charter Member Frank Carpenter Bunting

Charter Member Frank Carpenter Bunting

Sep 10, 1919

Birth: 22 August 1892
Death: 27 April 1970 (aged 77)

Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
             Royston, Franklin County, Georgia, USA


Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 140590247

Family Members:

Spouse: Lillian Louise Bond Bunting (1894-1994)


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Charter Member Lindley Wayland Camp

Sep 11, 1919

Birth: 20 December 1892
Death: 22 April 1947 (aged 54)

Burial: Powder Springs Methodist Cemetery
             Powder Springs, Cobb Coubnty, Georgia

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 41474481

Family Members:

Parents: Price Wayland Camp (1866-1926)
              Louella Lindley Camp (1869-1915)


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Charter Member Lindley Wayland Camp
Charter Member Norman H. Collins

Charter Member Norman H. Collins

Sep 12, 1919

Birth: 3 May 1887
Death: 2 January 1969 (aged 81)

Burial: Saint James Episcopal Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 107984477

 

Family Members:

Spouse: Jeanette Black Collins (1896-1990)


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Charter Member Jesse Glenn Giles

Sep 14, 1919

Birth: 24 April 1882
Death: 16March 1966 (aged 83)

Burial: Marietta National Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
             Plot A, 10316-A

Inscription: GEORGIA
                     MAJOR
                     US ARMY
                     WORLD WAR I & II

   

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 3949710

 

Family Members:

Spouse: Ruby Hargis Giles (1889-1970)

Children: Infant Giles

 

 


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Charter Member Jesse Glenn Giles
Charter Member George Goumas

Charter Member George Goumas

Sep 15, 1919

Birth: 15 October 1891
Death: 3 July 1960 (aged 68)

Burial: Barrancas National Cemetery
            Pensecola, Escambia Coubnty, Florida, USA
            Plot 27 0 21

Inscription: PFC, US ARMY
                     WORLD WAR I
                     DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
                     PURPLE HEART

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 94080293

 

Family Members:

Spouse: Emma Stell Goumas (1887-1984)

Children: Dorothy E. Goumas
                 and another daughter

 

CITATION FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS AWARD:
George Goumas, Private First Class, Company B, 307th Field Signal..

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Charter Member J. H. Griffith

Sep 16, 1919

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Charter Member Claude W. Hayes

Sep 17, 1919

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Charter Member William Tate Holland Sr.

Sep 18, 1919

Birth: 17 July 1891
Death: 25 April 1957

Burial: Marietta City Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 90428934

 

Family Members:

Children: William Tate Holland (1925-2015)


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Charter Member William Tate Holland Sr.
Charter Member Phillip B. Holland

Charter Member Phillip B. Holland

Sep 19, 1919

Birth: 18 April 1896
Death: 24 December 1940

Burial: San Francisco National Cemetery
             San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
             Plot Ection EW Site 636

Inscription: GEORGIA
                     PVT  I  A
                     CENTRAL OFFICER
                     TRAINING CH

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 3530269


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Charter Member Hoyt Newton Johnson

Sep 20, 1919

Birth: 4 May 1890
Death: 28 September 1969 (aged 79)

Burial: Mountain View Park Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

Inscription: GEORGIA
                     PVT 307 AMMO TRAIN
                     WORLD WAR i

 

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 24201822


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Charter Member Hoyt Newton Johnson
Charter Member Milton Austin McCleskey

Charter Member Milton Austin McCleskey

Sep 21, 1919

Birth: 26 June 1888
Death: 21 September 1955 (aged 67)

Burial: Marietta City Cemetery
             Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 18109062


Family Members:

Parents: Milton Turk McCleskey
                Henrietta Josephine Spruill McCLeskey

Spouses: Elsie Alice Thompson McCleskey
                  Ruth Hathaway Shepherd McCleskey

 

He married Elsie Alice Thompson on 24 December 1933 in Marietta, Georgia.  She died 25 October 1937.  She was buried in Washington DC in Glenwood Cemetery,

He married Ruth Hathaway Shepherd..

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Charter Member Leon Thompson McCollum

Sep 22, 1919

Birth: 1895
Death: 1984 (aged 88-89)

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery
            Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia, USA

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 36278229

 

Family Members:

Spouse: Mary Roberts McCollum (1897-1995)


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Charter Member Leon Thompson McCollum
Charter Member Eugene Egbert McNeel

Charter Member Eugene Egbert McNeel

Sep 23, 1919

Birth: 12 November 1898
           Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Death: 13 December 1954 (aged 56)
             Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA

Burial: Mountain View Park Cemetery
            Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
            Plot A-354

Memorial ID: Find A Grave Memorial 69005566


Family Members:

Parents: Morgan Louis McNeel (1873-1944)
               Ada Egberta Freyer McNeel (1875-1959)

Siblings: Morgan Louis McNeel (1896-1973
               Francis Fryer McNeel (1900-1960)

Spouse: Louise Inman McNeel (1903-1982)

Children: Eugene E. McNeel (1925-1994)

    

Brought home..

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