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Leo Thomas Leyden

Leo Thomas Leyden, the first Denver man to be killed in action, was born in Denver and lived here most of his life. He was educated in the public schools and in the Denver University.

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Marcellus Holmes Chiles

Captain Marcellus Holmes Chiles was another Denver boy who paid the supreme sacrifice, having been a member of Company A, 356th Infantry, 89th Division. He died on November 5th, 1918, from wounds received in action in the Argonne. He was designated as one of the one hundred heroes of the World War.

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John Hunter Wickersham

 John Hunter Wickersham was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 3, 1890. He came to Denver when a small boy and received his education in Denver.

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Welcome to American Legion Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1

   Since its founding in 1919, the 2.7 million-member American Legion is the nation’s preeminent service organization for veterans of the U.S. armed forces, including active duty, National Guard and Reserves, and their families. A powerful voice for veterans in Washington, The American Legion drafted the original GI Bill and was instrumental in establishing the agency that today is the federal Department of Veterans Affairs.

“Still Serving America”

We need you! The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives. Get involed, participate, recruit new members into the Legion, Auxiliary, SAL and 40/8.



Announcments:

CALLING ALL LEGION FAMILY MEMBERS…

It’s time to renew your membership for 2017. Start now — be an early bird! Legion — $50.00; Auxiliary — $25.00
SAL — $20.00. Drop off or mail your renewals to the Post, or renew online by going to the Post 1 website where
under the Publications tab you will find “our links” which will bring up the link to National Headquarters for both the Legion and the Auxiliary. PLEASE NOTE: The renewal notices are printed in and mailed from Indianapolis. We have no control here on the mailings.

LUNCH IS BEING SERVED  TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  11:00 AM TO 1:30 PM  - Great Food at a reasonable price of $6.00 per person.

National Convention Information

The 98th National Convention which will be held August 26 - September 1, 2016, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Location:
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
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Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.cincyusa.com

 




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