Cottonwood American Legion Post #40 is attempting to list some information about the 1931 Charter Members of American Legion Post #40. We would like your help by sending us some information about anyone you know on the list of names. Any information is better than none. Al Uhlenkott described one of the names by writing, “He was a Salmon River cowboy, tough guy, bachelor.” Send information to Cottonwood American Legion Post #40, P.O. Box 52, Cottonwood, Idaho 83522 or email MRSSEU@yahoo.com.
The American Legion Post #40 1931 Charter Members:
Arthur Rice, *J.L. Turner, Bert Schroeder, Ira Robertson, Jesse Robertson, Joseph Blackburn, *Frank Schober, *Frank Albers, Vern E. South, Chester Rhett, *Fred VonBargen, *Paul Schurrman, Frank Blackburn, Herman VanPool
Okie KingAid, *Verner A. Dye, Al J. Herboth, Everett Huffman, Henry Kauffman, *Marion Butler, Sidney Triplett, L.M. Terwillegar, *Ben H. Hattrup, J. Elvin Rooke, *Paul A. Bogli, Erick Walser, *Albert Wessels, Lang Y. Lamm
William Asker, Roy T. Tefft, *Geo. J. Arnzen, Ira Kerlee, *William Crea, Lee Hart, *Geo. Seubert, John J. Reis, Otto F. Reis, John H. Bauer
Orville Kendall, Jesse Rogers, *Will Schober, J.D. Shinnick, D.J. Hockersmith, August Maugg, William Sheldon, Henry Downer, *Carl Rehder, Phillip Wagner, *Henry Hattrup, *Edward Funke, Marion Sligar
Lyle A. Morgan, Norville Johnston, Robert Forsland, William Arnzen, Paul Terhaar, Robt. Manwaring, Russel Thornburg, Clem Hussman, Edgar Wortman, Ira H. Gentry, Jack Martin, *Herman Seubert, *John L. Rooke
*indicates that we have some information but would like more.