The American Legion Post 3 was formed on 30 July, 1919. Yes, our post has been in continuous operation, serving veterans, children, and the Greenville area community at large, for 99 years (as of 2018). In 2019, we will have been active for a century. Attached below, you will find a short history of a few of the post members' achievements and service.
Post 3 has a long history of leadership in the state of South Carolina. The following is a list of Post 3 Commanders, that have continued to serve, as State Department Commanders of the American Legion.
1920-1921 – G. Heyward Mahon, Jr.
1927-1928 – C. Reid Elkins
1935—1936- James F. Daniel (NVC 1937-1938)
1952-1953- E. Roy Stone, Jr, Honorary Ntl Cmdr
1964-1965- Ed. B. Smith
1968-1969-Milford A. Forrester
1990-1991- J. Norris Kinion
1999-2000 Frank Ward
2014-2015 John Collins