The Omaha guide. (Omaha, Neb.) 1927-19??, September 18, 1943, City Edition, Page 3, Image 3
POST OFFICERS... A group of some of the Officers of Roosevelt Post No. 30. Standing left to right. Phillip Barge, Service Officer; Aaron Glass. Executive Committee, Earl A. Thomas, (Past Comm.) Sec. House Committee; Isom Zeffers, Color Bearer; Porter Johnson. Chaplain; Dr. W. W. Peebles (Past Comm.); Seated. Edw ard Turner, Adjutant: J. C. Carey, Commander. EDWARD TURNER Edward Turner has been Adjut ant of Roosevelt Post for eleven years. And perhaps there are few if any legionnaires in the city more versed in Legion proceedure than •‘Ed.” Turner. During the first World War, he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal for bravery beyond the call of duty. Scene at Installation of Officers of Roosevelt Post _^rULIJ.-Jlll. „ r _ — ~ ^ _ __ __ Group of visiting legionnaires j attending the Installation of Of- ! ficers of Roosevelt Post No. 30, i September 2nd, 1943. Posts rep resented are Omaha Post No. 1, Melting Pot Post No. 331, and Benson Post No. 112. Legionnaires Give 50,COO Cigarettes ROL^ OF HONOR _ ■‘aww orrg *taK -«•*»" so**-. « * ^ I ZI i I I 1 T %i*k. i EARL A. THOMAS A Past Commander of Theodore Roosevelt Post No. JO, 1932-3J. During his administration, which was at the peak of the depress'on, he was able to maintain a very good average in Post membership and activities. He is a member of fraternal, civ ic and social organizations. His association with the American Le gion, as an active Officer and member, has been a main objective leading toward constructiveness. Thomas is a World War No. X Ov erseas Veteran, serving in the Meuse-Argonne Sector and attain ing the highest ranking Non-Com missioned Officer’s grade. Henry W. Black Henry W. Black, U. S. Retired, CO Chairman of Housing Com mittee. Mr. Black’s untiring effort re sulted in Roosevelt Post having ample housing accomodations for ■ its Distinguished guests and vis- ' iters to Omaha. Mr. Black is charged with the ef ficiency of the Housing Committee, under Mr. John Curtwright, chair man. I The Peebles Serve. Mr. and Mrs. William W. Peebles _ Second Lieutenant William W. Peebles, son of Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Peebles, was bora in Omaha. Nebraska. After graduating from North High, he attended Omaha University. Soon after enlisting in the Army, he was sent to the Infantry Officers Training School at Ft. Benning Ga., commissioned a Second Lieutenant, and is now with the 93rd Division at Southern California. First Lieutenant G. Jacqueiine Peebles, the wife of Lt. W. W. Peebles, was bom in Texas. After attending college there, she v.as appointed X-Ray technician hi a hospital at Kansas City, Mo. She attended the First Officers’ WAAC in Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, from which she was graduated with the first class and commissioned Second Lieutenant. After recruiting duty in Chicago, she was promoted to First Lieutenant, and now has charge of a company of W ACs at Fort Bragg. North Carolina. Group of Legionnaires standing before the Honor Roll Board, .s Commanderr J. C. Carey presents a check for cigarettes to a representative of the Reynolds Tobacco Co. From left to right E. Thomas, Dr. James, R. Williams, A. Wright J C Carev and P. Barge. ’ J -i-.PM6R.ICRCV1 LfcuiotO mMUfcMTlQM SDMrr HOME of THE LEGiONN AIRES SK*-^* S£L *" jP*~j*3>r C ""*~XjfiKft ~ jK* jjg f 'g^j^ 5 - ' V •HUT**. j ^ * iVgTifcj^MfV il®' gr£? •**?*. ifiiBt n* -fv ■ > , • ; jj^SHTgApHBranru' ^ ’># .._L.'». - „-^jk THE HOME OF ROOSEVELT POST No. 30 AM ERICAN LEGION, at 24th and Parker Sts., of which J. C. Carey, is Commander. Besides housing the Legion, it has one store space equipped for the Northside Medical Clinic to help preserve the health and well-being of this community. Pictorially speaking..