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  • Sunday, February 02, 2014

    American Legion Historians Elect

    ALBANY — Members of the New York American Legion Historians Association held their annual meeting Jan. 24 during the Department of New York Mid-Winter Conference and elected officers to serve for one year.

    Elected were:

    — President: Michael Duggan of Erie County.
    — 1st Vice President: James Randle of Nassau County.
    — Secretary/Treasurer: John R. Kasmer, Jr. of Erie County.

    Department Historian Raphael “Buzz” Blevins reports that the meeting included a discussion of the Department Convention, a question-and-answer session on History Books, and a discussion of possible new rules for judging the books.


    Historians pose for photo at their annual meeting. Photo/Gene Loparco.