In 1924 twelve veterans of World War I applied for an American Legion charter. This post is the Paul Stinson Post, 511, named after the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Stinson. He was the first local man to die in service. The charter members were:
Carl A. Anderson
In 1925 the following officers were elected: Claude McGary, Commander, Lawrence Setzler, Adjutant, Fred Kuntz, 1st Vice-Commander, William Layman, 2nd Vice-Commander, Murray Hill, Chaplain, Adolph Hallberg, Finance, Albin Johnson, Sergeant-at-Arms, Stanley Hill, Historian, George Dongoske and John Nystrom, Executive Committee and John Shrewsbury as Service Officer.
The same year (1925) the Auxiliary of the Paul Stinson Post No. 514 was organized with Mrs. John Shrewsbury as president, Mrs. Ernest Pearson, vice-president, Mrs. Lawrence Setzler, secretary, Mrs. Murray Hill, treasurer, Mrs. Dorothy Pederson and Mrs. William Layman, musicians, and Mrs. John Klapprick and Mrs. Stanley Hill, executive committee. The charter members were Mrs. Wallace Stinson, Mrs. John Shrewsbury, Mrs. Adolph Hallberg, Miss Emma Nelson, Mrs. Lawrence Setzler, Mrs. William Layman, Mrs. Arnold Nelson, Mrs. Claude McGary, Mrs. Murray Hill, Mrs. Stanley Hill, Mrs. James Yoder, Mrs. Ernest Peterson, Mrs. Edward Danielson, Mrs. John Klapprick, Mrs. Ernest Pearson, Mrs. Charles Cox and Mrs. Henry Dressel.
The Legion and Auxiliary met on the same night in the Odd Fellows hall and later in the school house. Afterward they would get together for lunch, card parties, dances, basket socials and other entertainment.