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Post 256  Maitland, Missouri

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CHARTER DATE: June 15, 1939

POST NAMESAKE: American Legion Maitland - Graham Post 256, Department of Missouri, is named in honor of the veterans from the communities of Maitland, Missouri.. Read more »

FIRST COMMANDER: Reid Cowan

NOTABLE MEMBERS: The American Legion was formed to speak for America‚Äôs veterans and to provide an instrument for them to provide further.. Read more »

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1930
Maitland - Graham Post 256 was organized on August 25, 1938. Its first Commander was Reid Cowan. Full story »
Maitland - Graham Post 256 received its permanent charter from The American Legion National Headquarters on June 15, 1939. Charter members of Post 256 are: Reid Cowan, Oscar Cunningham, William Couch, Donald Dwyer, Mark Weller, Charles Colwell, Loren Baublett, Oliver Dennison, Rex Dicken, Lloyd L. Aterburn, Dale A. Marion, Homer Henry, Fred H. Davidson, Ray O. Marion, Roger W. Miller, W. Ivan Gilbert, Elmer German, Joe E. Dovell, Dr. Roy M. Lilley and Russel Nixon... Full story »
1950
Maitland - Graham Post 256 constructs a Post Headquarters on Main Street in downtown Maitland, Missouri. Full story »
1970
Post 256 was a vital part of helping Maitland achieve status as a Bicentennial Community during the United States Bicentennial Celebration. Full story »
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