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Post 18  Bloomington , Indiana

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CHARTER DATE: July 9, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: Burton Woolery was a well-known stone operator. He graduated from Bloomington High School and enrolled at Indiana University in 1917, where he was.. Read more »

FIRST COMMANDER: Dr. F. M. Garner

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Robert McNamara Paul V. McNutt Bob Holland Jimmy Walker Jim May Edna "Sarge" Hardacre Read more »

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1910
Post 18's charter was approved in the temporary American Legion Headquarters at New York, New York. Full story »
1920
Became a member of Bloomington's post in 1919
October 1925 McNutt elected post commander
Marion, Indiana, in August 1926
Paul McNutt's Legion history can be found with this Story Full story »
1950
Our first regular meeting space was a rented room in 1926 over the Princess Theatre. This location was first purchased in 1929 served us well for 20 years until this remodel. Full story »
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