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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – May 16th, 1937

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Susanville’s Veterans Memorial Hall on Main Street, late 1930’s

Lassen Veterans Will Aid in Scout Camp Construction
May 16, 1937

Thomas Tucker Post No. 204 American Legion will send a work party to join with legionnaires from Reno and Westwood to Silver Lake on June 5 and 6. The volunteer workers will spend the two days putting the camp site in shape for the Boy Scouts.

The party from the local post will consist of Carl Metcalfe, Carl Fisher, Gene Shoupe, Bill Banigan, C. W. Corson, George Winchester, Homer Vincent, Marc Edmonds, Milo Massoty, Gene Alrich, Fred Hansen and Zhait Barraca.

Voting unanimously to contribute $100 to the swimming pool project the local Legion post met Wednesday.

At the same time plans were laid for Memorial Day exercises. Services will be held at the grave of Thomas Tucker with the local post joining the Veterans of Foreign Wars in the exercises.


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4 Responses to LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – May 16th, 1937

  1. IlaJean Kelton

    IlaJean Kelton

    Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    Yes this was in May 24 1951 All Ruel Schllos Had t hier Gradutions in night then the Class off 1955 came a gain for Larsen Untion School came from the Hight School Bulging t hier yes And I got my ( Thomas Tucker award that night ) (1955).

  2. Ellen Jellison

    Ellen Jellison

    Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 4:39 pm

    Went to a lot of dances here in high school!

  3. Grace Perrine

    Grace Perrine

    Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 5:49 am

    This where I graduated from 8th Grade, along with other ‘valley kids’.

  4. Edward Beterbide

    Edward Beterbide

    Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 5:14 am

    Paul G Spears I wonder if the piano was there then?

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