Post 85 Palestine, Texas

Post 85

Palestine, Texas

Post 85 Palestine, Texas

About This Post

Post Namesake

Howard Gardner

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HISTORY

1910

LT Benjamin Howard Gardner, Jr., KIA 2nd Battle of the Marne

The Howard Gardner Post 85 was named after Benjamin Howard Gardner, Jr., the only son of Judge Benjamin Howard Gardner and Carolina Bonner Gardner. Born on December 14, 1895, he was known as "Howard" to distinguish him from his father. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army after completing the training camp held at Leon Springs, Texas. Afterwards, he was immediately deployed to France, where he saw combat in the trenches...

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LT Benjamin Howard Gardner, Jr., KIA 2nd Battle of the Marne
Howard Gardner Post 85 Granted Temporary Charter

Howard Gardner Post 85 Granted Temporary Charter

Charter for Howard Gardner Post, State of Texas, No. 85

This is to certify, that the National Executive Committee of THE AMERICAN LEGION hereby grants a charter to:

E.S. Kane Eugene Fish M.I.Freedman Louis H. Cockerham H.B. Grigsby J.A.Engalls Ben W. Hearne Ben J. Walker I.C. Myers Ray Humbert Fred M. Broyles James H. Ryan W.F. Murphy John Oldham Allan J. Shamblin R.H. McLeod J.R. Holley, JR. Ernest F. Bishop T.E...

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1920

Howard Gardner Post 85 Granted Permanent Charter

Post-Convention Charter
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Howard Gardner Post 85 Granted Permanent Charter