Post 133 Officers Present and Past

& a little bit of our history.

American Legion Post 133 has a rich heritage since 1933.




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 WW I


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


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 – 1938  X       

6                            Alfred E. Armstrong            1938 – 1939  X       

7                            Clarence J. Rose                   1939 – 1940  X       

8                            Lloyd S. Grant                      1940 – 1941  X       

9                            Lloyd S. Grant                      1941 – 1942  X          

10                          Lloyd S. Grant                      1942 – 1943  X       

11                                                                          1943 – 1944          

12                          James J. Callahan                 1944 – 1945  X       

13                          Herbert Rose                         1945 – 1946  X       

14                          Melvin R. Derrick                 1946 – 1947  X       

15                          Victor J. Daly                        1947 – 1948  X       

16                                                                          1948 – 1949  X       

17                          Dexter S. Burnham               1949 – 1950  X

18                          B. Edward Daley (Barney    1950 – 1951  X       

19                          Gaylord L. Paine                  1951 – 1952  X       

20                          Dennis S. Reardon               1952 – 1953  X       

21                          Alfred E. Armstrong            1953 – 1954  X       

22                          Melvin C. Stead                    1954 – 1955          

23                          Parry Roberts                       1955 – 1956  X       

24                          Russell Hitchcock                  1956 – 1957  X       

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

26                          Howard Bennett                    1958 – 1959  X       

27                          Fred G. Edlund                     1959 – 1960  X       

28                          Reynold A. Burger                1960 – 1961  X       

29                          Robert O. Dyke                     1961 – 1962  X       

30                          Sanford Warshavsky            1962 – 1963          

31                          William S. Stewart                1963 – 1964  X       

32                          Leonard R. Landers              1964 – 1965  X

33                          Robert W. Rose                     1965 – 1966  X       

34                          Robert W. Rose                     1966 – 1967  X       

35                                                                          1967 – 1968

36                          Charles W. Davis                  1968 – 1969  X       

37                          Charles W. Davis                  1969 – 1970  X       

38                          Henry C. Ordway                 1970 – 1971          

39                                                                          1971 – 1972  

40                          George Meadows                   1972 – 1973  X       

41                          George Meadows                   1973 – 1974  X       

42                          Edward J. Curtin                  1974 – 1975  X       

43                          Edward J. Curtin                  1975 – 1976  X       

44                                                                          1976 – 1977          

45                          Frank E. Masinda                 1977 – 1978  X       

46                                                                          1978 – 1979          

47                          Frank E. Masinda                1979 – 1980  X

48                                                                          1980 – 1981          

49                          Frank E. Masinda                 1981 – 1982  X       

50                                                                          1982 – 1983          

51                                                                          1983 – 1984         

52                                                                          1984 – 1985          

53                          Frank E. Masinda                 1985 – 1986  X       

54                                                                          1986 – 1987          

55                                                                          1987 – 1988          

56                          Ralph A. Giansanti               1988 – 1989  X       

57                          Ralph A. Giansanti               1989 – 1990  X            

58                                                                          1990 – 1991            

59                                                                          1991 – 1992            

60                                                                          1992 – 1993          

61                                                                          1993 – 1994            

62                                                                          1994 – 1995          

63                                                                          1995 – 1996            

64                                                                          1996 – 1997            

65                                                                          1997 – 1998         

66                                                                          1998 – 1999          

67                          Albert “Al” Bauer                1999 – 2000            

68                          Albert “Al” Bauer                2000 – 2001          

69                          Albert “Al” Bauer                2001 – 2002          

70                          Roger H. Anderson              2002 – 2003            

71                          Albert “Al” Bauer                2003 – 2004            

72                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2004 – 2005          

73                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2005 – 2006            

74                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2006 – 2007            

75                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2007 – 2008            

76                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2008 – 2009            

77                          Helene “Billee” Culin           2009 – 2010

78                          James D. Anastasio               2010 – 2011

79                          James D. Anastasio               2011 – 2012

80                          James D. Anastasio               2012 – 2013

81                          Art Sladyk                             2013 – 2014

82                          Art Sladyk                             2014 – 2015

82                          Art Sladyk                             2015 – 2016

83                          Art Sladyk                             2016 – 2017

84                          Art Sladyk                             2017 – 2018



Revised 25 May 2017                                          Legend: X…Deceased



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Page last updated on July-1-2017


2017 - 2018 Post Officers


  POSITION                                                  NAME


Commander                                             Art Sladyk


Immediate Past Commander                  Jim Anastasio


Senior Vice Commander                         Leigh Lovering


Junior Vice Commander                         Bill Dopirak


Finance Officer                                        Kent Carlson


Adjutant                                                    Skip Hammond


Asst. Adjutant                                          Roger Anderson


Service Officer                                         Ken Lewis


Asst. Service Officer                               Bill Dopirak


Chaplain                                                   Lee Mann


Asst. Chaplain                                          Frank Simao


Sergeant-At-Arms                                    Sid Rabin


Asst. Sergeant-At-Arms                           Gene Botteron


Historian                                                    Skip Fisher