The American Legion Augustus P. Gardner Post 227 Middleton Mass

69 River Street, PO Box 227, Middleton, MA 01949
Chartered March 21,1921

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The Life and Career of
Augustus P. Gardner

AUGUSTUS PEABODY GARDNER (November 5, 1865 – January 14, 1918) was born in Boston to Joseph Peabody Gardner and Harriet Sears Amory. He was the descendant of Thomas Gardner (planter) and nephew of John "Jack" Lowell Gardner II whose wife was Isabella Stewart Gardner. Jack and Isabella 'adopted' Augustus and his two brothers (Joseph and William) after the death of their father in 1875. Their mother had died in 1865.

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History of the
American Legion Post 227

Augustus P. Gardner Post 227 was chartered on March 21, 1921. The charter members who signed the charter were: William Harrison Young, Mark D. Cronan, Elmer O. Campbell, Chester M. Rogers, Lewis E. Rogers, J. Ellsworth Barnaby, William M. Young, Myron O. Wilkins, Earl F. Jones, Henry A. Jones, Alfred H. Kitchen, Otto T. Currier, Roswell G. Wedgewood, and Ellsworth Russell.


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