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410 Mill Street, Peterson, Minnesota

Gilbertson-Rude Post 526

Peterson American Legion - Charter Members

 

NAME/SERVICE

ANDERSON, Herman; UNK

BLACK, Alex T.; Army

BENSON, Calvin L.; UNK

BENSON, Clifford T.; Navy

BENSON, Donald M.; UNK

BENSON, Maynard W.; Army

BENSON, Teman B.: Navy

BERGE, Arthur B.; Army

BOYUM, Obert M.; Army

BOYUM, Orville H.; Army

BOYUM, Palmer A., Army

BOYUM, Truman H., Army

BRAATEN, Clifford H.; Army

DAMMEN, Hans; Army

DANIELSON, Curtis D.; Army

DANIELSON, Donald D.; Navy

DERENTHOL, William C.; UNK

ENGEN, Milland J.; Army

ENSBERG, Arthur J.; UNK

ERICKSON, Hollis E.; Navy

FANN, Lorraine; Army

FERDEN, Floyd T.; Army

FOSSUM, Arnold T.; Army

FOSSUM, Clarence T.; Army

FOSSUM, Selmer B.; Army

GILBERTSON, Byron; Army

GILBERTSON, Stanford J.; Army

GLENNA, Richard; Army

GORDER, Reuben; Army

HAGEN, Albert L.; Army

HAGEN, Austin P.; Army

HAMILTON, John E.; UNK

HANUS, Lawrence; Marine Corps

HASLEIET, Benhard T.; Army

HASLERUD, Francis; Navy

HASLERUD, Daniel; Navy

HASLERUD,Robert P.; Navy

HATLEVIG, Clair O.; Marine Corps

HEGLAND, Donald F.; UNK

HIGHUM, Earl S.; Army

HOFF, Earl A.; Army

HOLLAND, Amos E.; Army

JENSON, Orville C.; UNK

JOHNSON, Ernest B.; Army

JOHNSON, Ernest T. Jr.; UNK

JOHNSON, Gorard E.; UNK

JOHNSON, Henry J.; UNK

JOHNSON, Melvin C.; Army

JOHNSON, Justin; Army Air Corps

JONDE, Harley A.; Army

KLUNGTVEDT, Orrin; Army

KNUTSON, Emer T.; Navy

LARSON, Norman E.; Navy

LEGWOLD, Conrad J.; Navy

LEGWOLD, Lloyd E.; Navy

MALCOLM, David R.; UNK

MALMIN, Allan; Navy

MALMIN, Lincoln; Army

MALMIN, Milford; Navy

MALMIN, Vern L.; Navy

MCDANIELS, Rolaf C.; UNK

MORSE, George H.; UNK

MUNDAHL, Roger; Navy

NESS, Edwin E.; UNK

NESS, Harold E.; UNK

OLSON, Ferdine O.; Army

OLSON, Walter G.; Army

OLSON, Irving S.; Army

QUICKSTAD, Wilbur L.; UNK

PAULSON, Milton; Navy

RASMUSON, Orley L.; Army

RUDE, Elvin L.; UNK

RUDE, James A.; Army

RUSCHMANN, John; Navy

SKRUKRUD, Kermit; Army

SMABY, James H.; UNK

SOLBERG, Harry A.; UNK

SUEEN, Melvin; Army

THORESON, Donald L.; UNK

TUDAHL, Norman; Army

TWETEN, Clarence H.; Army

TWETEN, George M.; Army

VOELKER, C.J.; Army

ZELLER, George E.; Army

 

Registration Of Graves

Since it's inception American Legion Post 526 has been a leader in this community in the area of graves registration;  Grave Registration enables all interested parties to locate the site of the grave of each Veteran.  Each year on Memorial Day, active members place a flag on each Veteran's grave located in the Peterson area.

 

Grace Lutheran Cemetery (East)

TEW, Robert C.

MORAN, Clair

ANDERSON, Josie

HIMLIE, Olaf

HIGHUM, Earl S.

JOHNSON, Emer G.

BRAATEN, Clifford H.

HALVERSON, Arthur T.

ISBEN, James R.

QUICKSTAD, Wilbur

JOHNSON, Glenn O.

OLSON, Walter

HENERY, Raymond

JOHNSON, Roy

BLIXT, Larry

GORDER, David

MALMAIN, Curtis

RUSCHMANN, John

HASLERUD, Paul

BLACK, Alex

OLSON, Palmer

PAULSON, Milton

 

Grace Lutheran Cemetery (West)

LEGUOLD, Lloyd

FJELD, John

SWAIN, Colin

BENSON, Maynard

BENSON, Clifford

HOFF, Earl

FRICKSON, Thomas

BENSON, Thomas

RUDE, James*

JOHNSON, Ernest

JOHNSON, Melvin

FOSSUM, Selmer

GILBERTSON, Stanford*

GILBERTSON, Byron

HIMLIE, George

LARSON, Nels

TOLRUD, Norman

FERDEN, Floyd

ERICKSON, Hollis

RUDE, Henry

FOSSUM, Clarence

OUAMEN, Malter

SIMON, Richard

BENSON, Temon

MALMIN, Allan

JOHNSON, Lars

SMABEY, Noris

FOSSUM, Arnold

SKRUKRUD, Kermit

HOWARD, Laverne

RIGGLE, Tim

KNUTSON, Emer

KOPPERUD, Ernest

ERICKSON, Paul

*Interred in US National Cemetery, Italy

 

Arendahl Lutheran Cemetery

BOYUM, Obert

BOYUM, Norman

BOYUM, Anna

BERGSLAND, Clarence

DAHLE, George

BERGE, Arthur

RISLOVE, Ole

SWIGGUM, Edward

BOYUM, Archie

SANDE, Olaf

ESKAR, Oscar

KJOS, Gerhard

AGRIMSON, Orville

BOYUM, Truman

PAULSON, Henery

BOYUM, Olaus

AGRIMSON, Alfred

RISLOVE, Irvin

BOYUM, Orval

MALAND, Ernie

PAULSON, Orville

BERGE, Clifford

BOYUM, Richard

HOLLAND, Amos

BERGE, Robert

BERGE, Bennet

AGRIMSON, Bertinus

BOYUM, Arne

HOLLAND, Luther

LEE, Curtis

 

North Prarie Lutheran Cemetery

 

HATLEVIG, Ole

HATLEVIG, Marten

HAUGEN, Ander's

RAAEN, Neil

HERMANSON, Herman

ANDERSON, Johanna

SICKLE, Clarence

HILLESTAD, Carl

KEISER, Albert

KEISER, Jospehine

JOHNSON, Julian

JOHNSON, Clarence

GUTTERSON, George

OPDAHL, Anders

OLSON, Merlin

HANSON, Edward

HERMANSON, Guy

THOMPSON, Melvin

STEVENS, Wesley

GILBERTSON, Bernard

LEWIS, Magnus

ANDERSON, Edward

REED, Fred

NESS, Justin

LANGORD, Erwin

LANGORD, Arthur

NYSETH, Murphy

VOGEN, Oscar

IVERSON, Ingvold

ULRICH, Roger

HALL, Milton

HATLEVIG, Carl

OLSON, Lester

OSTREM, Ladd

ANDERSON, John

HOVE, Martha

OSTERM, Henry

HATLEVIG, Melvin

FERGUSON, James Earl

OLNESS, Dale

HERMENSON, Nel

BENSTON, Martha

HATLEVIG, Conrad

HESBY, Roy

JOHNSON, Elmer

HATLEVIG, Clair

JOHNSON, Justin

BUE, Burnett

THOMPSON, Carl John

ERICKSON, James

KOLJORD, Orley

GARNER, Ida

 

Hungerholt Cemetery

 

BEARDSON, Dale

BRITT, Walter

RAAEN, Glen

 

 

 

On _______, five former servicemen met in the high school auditorium. Existing at the time in __________ was an informal community consisting of former World War I Veterans. The decision to organize an American Legion Post resulted from the conclusion of these Veterans that the American Legion was the representative Veterans' organization in this country. That conclusion has been proven true as today the American Legion is the largest wartime Veterans' organization with nearly 15,000 local Posts throughout America and over 3 million members who care about America, Veterans, their families and our nation's youth.

At the first meeting Mr. ____ was elected temporary Chairman and Mr. _____ temporary Secretary. Decision was made by the attending Veterans to file an application for an American Legion Post.

At next meeting, a Certificate of Application for a Charter was presented. It was also decided at this meeting to organize a Post as soon as one hundred servicemen of _______ had indicated their desire to join the Post..

A committee was formed to name the Post and the Post was named "American Legion Post___”.  All of _______’s servicemen who died in the service of their country, as a mark of respect,  were honored when the Post was chartered.

Permanent organization was affected at the next meeting which time permanent officers were elected. The first officers of American Legion Post were: Commander: Mr___________, Adjutant: Mr. _______, and Finance Officer: Mr. __________, etc.

Affiliated Organizations

A Women's Auxiliary of American Legion Post ____ was formed on _______. The Legion has every reason to be proud of it's Auxiliary.  Auxiliary members are always anxious and willing to co-operate in every Legion activity.

A Sons of the Legion for American  Legion Post ____ was formed on _______.  The Legion has every reason to be proud of it's Sons of Legion unit, which gained statewide recognition because of it's programs of service.

                                                                              Patriotic Days

MEMORIAL DAY has always been an outstanding occasion in this community. In addition to memorial events throughout the _____ community, the  goal of every Veteran to it's last man is to keep MEMORIAL DAY sacred to the memory of our war dead of all of the wars of the country; and all graves are decorated on this National Holiday.

 ARMISTICE DAY, now called VETERANS' DAY, originally marked the end of fighting in World War I. It is an important holiday on the calendar of Legionnaires everywhere and in the hearts of all Veterans. It has been in ____.  Annually the Post sponsored the Armistice Day Parade. An important tradition was established when the Post led in the memorial exercises at 11 o'clock on the morning of November 11, marking the exact hour of the cessation of hostility on the war fronts.

 

Scholarships and Community Projects

American LegionPost --- sponsors various scholarships for the further education of our children. We also sponsor and financially assist many worthy community projects and programs initiated by the National American Legion.

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