November 10-12, 1919 Categories: General, National Timelines: General
First Legion convention convenes in Minneapolis, MN. The Constitution and preamble are adopted. Delegates vote 361-323 to locate the Legion’s national headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, instead of Washington, D.C. A resolution is passed in support of Boy Scouts of America. Today, the Legion is the chartering agency for more than 1,700 Scouting units made up of approximately 64,000 youths.