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Post 259  Roscoe, South Dakota

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CHARTER DATE: September 17, 1937

POST NAMESAKE: Andrew and Harold Schauer

FIRST COMMANDER: Paul F Elford

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1940
In Memory of Machinist’s Mate Harold Erwin Schauer Roscoe, South Dakota Edmunds County April 13, 1922 – January 30, 1943 Solomon Islands, Pacific Harold Erwin Schauer was born to Andreas and Katharine Sandmeier Schauer on April 13, 1922, in Roscoe, South Dakota. He had two brothers: Andrew and Rudolph, and eight sisters: Esther, Beatha, Olivia, Ann, Christina, Rose, Martha, and Lydia. Harold went to rural schools in Edmunds County, and attended Roscoe Public School. He.. Full story »
1980
Some time in July, 1937, a group of World War I veterans met to plan the organization of an American Legion Post in Roscoe. Dept. vice commander, Wm. Kane, was consulted and an application was made and filed with the department. July 24, 1937 a meeting of all the veterans in the Roscoe community was called and assembled in the Roscoe City Hall. Temporary officers were appointed and it was voted to hold the first.. Full story »
2000
In July, 1937, a group of World War I veterans met to plan the organization of an American Legion Post in Roscoe. Department vice Commander, Wm. Kane, was consulted and an application was made and filed with the Department. July 24, 1937, a meeting of all veterans in the Roscoe community was called and assembled in the Roscoe City Hall. Temporary officers were appointed and it was voted to hold the first regular meeting August 4, 1937, to elect regular officers. This first regular meeting was called to order by the temporary commander Paul Elford, for the election of officers.. Full story »
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