Page last updated on Oct-24-2021

2021 - 2022 Post Officers

POSITION NAME

Commander:   Art Sladyk

Immediate Past Commander:  Jim Anastasio

Senior Vice Commander:   Leigh Lovering

Junior Vice Commander:   Bill Dopirak

Finance Officer:   Phil Medeiros

Asst. Finance Officer:  Roger Anderson

Adjutant:  Ken Lewis

Asst. Adjutant:  Joe Haney

Service Officer:  Ken Lewis

Asst. Service Officer:  Bruce Botti

Chaplain:  Lee Mann

Sergeant-At-Arms:  Sid Rabin

Asst. Sergeant-At-Arms:  Gene Botteron

Historian:  Skip Fisher

Post 133 Officers can be contacted at:

swalpost133@gmail.com

The South Windsor American Legion Post 133

has a long and treasured history.

Here is our story:

Abe E. Miller was born on February 1, 1890 in Moscow, Russia. He grew up in Tolland, CT and worked on his Uncle Louie Miller's farm in South Windsor CT.

He received his Draft Card on 5 May,1917.His card number was 966. He was a member of The CT National Guard .and served as a Private with F Company, 102nd Infantry Regiment in France during WWI.

He died July 21, 1918 while fighting in France. He is buried in Fere-en-Tarenois France in the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Plot A, row 4, grave 24.

Our Post is named for this World War I Soldier.

Our post received its temporary Charter on September 27, 1933, and the permanent Charter on October 3, 1934.



Post Charter Members:

Clarence J. Rose, Edwin Graushinsky, D. P. Randall,

Frank L. Burton, Raymond A. Neff, Walter E. Stratton,

Arthur E. Starks, Alexander Chichy, Arthur J. Carney,

Herbert Rose, George Miller, Warren R. Thompson, Ephraim H. Cowles, Alfred Armstrong, George W. Rose, C. Clinton Benjamin

POST 133

PAST COMMANDERS

The post was chartered September 27, 1933

Legend: 

X…Deceased


Order    COMMANDER                        TERM                         

1   Herbert Rose                          1933 – 1934   X 

2   Arthur E. Starks                     1934 – 1935   X 

3   Frank L. Burton                     1935 – 1936   X 

4   Walter E. Stratton                  1936 – 1937   X 

5   Alfred E. Armstrong              1937 – 1939   X 

6   Clarence J. Rose                    1939 – 1940   X 

7   Lloyd S. Grant                       1940 – 1944    X 

8   James J. Callahan                  1944 – 1945   X 

9   Herbert Rose                          1945 – 1946   X 

10  Melvin R. Derrick                 1946 – 1947   X 

11  Victor J. Daly                         1947 – 1949   X 

12  Dexter S. Burnham                1949 – 1950   X

13  B. Edward Daley (Barney)    1950 – 1951   X 

14  Gaylord L. Paine                    1951 – 1952   X 

15  Dennis S. Reardon                  1952 – 1953   X 

16  Alfred E. Armstrong               1953 – 1954   X 

17  Melvin C. Stead                      1954 – 1955   X

18  Parry Roberts                          1955 – 1956   X 

19  Russell Hitchcock                   1956 – 1957   X 

20  B. Edward Daley (Barney)      1957 – 1958   X 

21  Howard Bennett                       1958 – 1959   X 

22  Fred G. Edlund                        1959 – 1960   X 

23  Reynold A. Burger                   1960 – 1961   X 

24  Robert O. Dyke                        1961 – 1962   X 

25  Sanford Warshavsky                 1962 – 1963

26  William S. Stewart                   1963 – 1964   X 

27  Leonard R. Landers                  1964 – 1965   X

28  Robert W. Rose                         1965 – 1968   X 

29  Charles W. Davis                      1968 – 1970   X 

30  Henry C. Ordway                      1970 – 1971   X

31  ???                                             1971 – 1972

32  George Meadows                      1972 – 1974   X 

33  Edward J. Curtin                        1974 – 1976   X 

34  ???                                              1976 – 1977

35 Frank E. Masinda                        1977 – 1978   X 

36  ???                                               1978 – 1979

37 Frank E. Masinda                        1979 – 1980   X

38  ???                                              1980 – 1981

39 Frank E. Masinda                        1981 – 1982   X 

40  ???                                              1982 – 1983

41  ???                                              1983 – 1984

42  ???                                              1984 – 1985

43Frank E. Masinda                        1985 – 1986   X 

44  ???                                              1986 – 1987

45  ???                                              1987 – 1988

46  Ralph A. Giansanti                      1988 – 1990   X 

47  Post disbanded                            1990 – 1999

48  Albert “Al” Bauer                       1999 – 2002   X 

49  Roger H. Anderson                     2002 – 2003

50  Albert “Al” Bauer                       2003 – 2004   X 

51  Helene “Billee” Culin                 2004 – 2010

52  James D. Anastasio                     2010 – 2013

53  Art Sladyk                                   2013 – 2022