Post 3 Chamberlain, South Dakota

Post 3

Chamberlain, South Dakota

Post 3 Chamberlain, South Dakota

About This Post

Post Namesake


Carl W. Potter -- Died of Disease WW1 

Private Carl W. Potter, brother of Oscar G. Potter, died in France October 4, 1918 of pneumonia. He was a member of Company D, 349th Infantry. His brother Oscar died of wounds received in action. Carl was buried at Des Mobiles cemetery Belfort, France. He was born at Dewitt, Neb., October 2, 1894. 

Oscar G. Potter -- Died of Wounds WW1




Carl W Potter

Oct 4, 1918

Carl W Potter was born on October 2, 1894, in De Witt, Saline County, NE, to Oscar Leamer Potter and Detta Gay. He was of medium height and medium build, had dark brown hair..

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Potter Post 3 Chamberlain history

May 24, 2019


The Chamberlain American Legion was originally chartered on July 7, 1919 and designated as Potter Post 3. The first commander was C.A. Whitbeck, Adjutant was J.W. Lewis, Treasurer A.J. Gilbert, Service Officer was G.C. Uhler, Chaplain was Rev. Robert Frazier, Historian was C.A. Knight and Secretary was R.W. Gano. The total number of enrolled members the first year was 125 with dues being $3. The post was named after Carl and Oscar Potter, two brothers..

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