Our present commander Larry Schoppe a second generation Legion member. He has been working hard to bring in the NOW Generation of Veterans. And our Membership Director Michael Krogan. My hat off to them both, ... READ MORE
Reprint of American Legion National NEC Minutes of June 1925
The next order of business is the requesst of Theodor Petersen Post 1 Minnesota Department to retain their Red artillery standard.
FREDRICK D. McCARTHY (Minnesota): Theodor Petersen, Minnesota, is the first post orllganized in Minnesota, and I think the records of the national organization show it was one of the first seven posts in Minnesota to obtain a charter. The post was named after Theodor Petersen in..
In 1988 there were several posts in the Fifth District that voted to retire their charters and banners and merge with Theodor Petersen Post 1. Those posts were Laidlaw 208; Wenell 233; Mill City 459; Navy-Marine 472; and Paul Revere 624. The next year the combined members were contacted by mail to ask for imput on a new name. The name with the highist votes came up as: Minneapolis Post One. At the first meeting..