Aug 13, 1919
Our local post the American Legion has its birthdate, August 12, 1919, when 15 veterans of World War I, from this area of Glenwood, IA, first signed a temporary charter, to organize a local Legion Post.
On Thursday afternoon, August 28, 1919, and election was held, and Ewart C. Howe was elected the first Commander of this post. The other officers elected were Thomas B. Lacy,..