American Legion of Honor

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Valley Council, No. 85, American Legion of Honor, was organized February 7, 1880, with thirty charter members.

The first officers were:
James S. Black, C.
G.W. Gassman, P.C.
E. Wineland, V.C.
H. P. Hartley, Orator
G. H. Suhrie, Sec\'y
Geo. J. Black, Treas.

Present membership, fifty-four. This order is an insurance association. The present amount of life insurance is two hundred thousand dollars.

(Source: History of Bedford, Somerset & Fulton Counties, PA; 1884)