Nov 24, 1919
From 1919 to 1921 A. R. McElwain was elected as Commander
Legend has it that the old adage, "Looks like he's at death's door," was coined in a base hospital surgical ward in Orleans, France, during World War I. Many have forgotten, but a world-wide pandemic in 1918-19, labeled Spanish flu, killed nearly as many soldiers as the war. It also killed millions of civilians.
Accounts from that time stated that the surgical ward was long and narrow..