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Catalog Number 2004.014.0001
Object Name Registration
Scope & Content Charter from Veterans of WWI of the U.S.A. for Chief Moses Barracks in Moses Lake, WA. Certificate certifies, "that the National Board of Administration of The Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. hereby grants a charter to Chief Moses Barracks No. 2652 for the formation of a Barracks of The Veterans of World War I of the United States of America to be known as Chief Moses Barracks no. 2652, Moses Lake, Washington." Dated 08/02/1961. Names listed as a part of the Chief Moses Barracks: "George Adriance, Walter Bahrenfuse, Henry W. Becker, Carl E. Benson, Nathan L. Bozeman, Ezra F. Carden, Cal Causey, Eli Ralph Corbin, J.L. Cotton, Merle G. Radelmiller, James L. Burgess, Jake Frick, Peter J. Simones, Oscar Johnson, William T. Radford, Daniel Spies, Charles F. Simons, Orris D. Suiter, George Trautman, William E. Straley, Jacob Trautman, Harry S. McDonald, William O. Thompson, Loren Harris, John H. Dills, Emil J. Tichacek, Leroy Evans, W.K. Garrison, Guy R. Giersdorf, Thomas Johnson, Homer P. Jones, Louis I. Munson, Osmond W. Orton, Emanuel Ottmar, Nathan D. Patton." Certificate signed by a National Commander and a National Adjutant.
Creator Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., National Headquarters
Dates of Creation 08/02/1961
Extent of Description 1 white paper certificate with blue boarder with multicolored ribbon and gold seal.
Archival History It was framed by Edwin Ruff and housed at the Moses Lake VFW Club. The VFW Club closed on 06/30/04 and Edwin Ruff brought it to the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center the same day.
Physical characteristics 1 paper certificate with ribbon and seal.
Collection Edwin Ruff Collection
Search Terms Moses Lake
People Adriance, George N.
Bahrenfuse, Walter
Becker, Henry W.
Benson, Carl E.
Bozeman, Nathan L.
Carden, Ezra F.
Causey, Cal
Corbin, Eli Ralph
Cotton, J.L.
Evans, Leroy
Garrison, W.K.
Giersdorf, Guy R.
Johnson, Thomas
Jones, Homer P.
Munson, Louis I.
Orton, Osmond W.
Ottmar, Emanuel
Patton, Nathan D.
Radelmiller, Merle G.
Burgess, James L.
Frick, Jake
Simones, Peter J.
Johnson, Oscar
Radford, William T.
Spies, Daniel
Simons, Charles F.
Suiter, Orris D.
Trautman, George
Straley, William E.
Trautman, Jacob
McDonald, Harry S.
Thompson, William O.
Harris, Loren
Tichacek, Emil J.
Ruff, Edwin
Dills, Jr., John Henderson