Partnership in Patriotism - American Legion B. Leo Dolan Post 410 - History





Partnership in Patriotism


History of the naming of the American Legion Post
in Lockport, NY


B. Leo Dolan was born on May 20, 1894 to Bernard and Mary Ellen Owens Dolan. Dolan was killed in combat in the 1st World War on November 1, 1918. He attained the rank of Corporal in the 307th Infantry. His brother William also served in the 307th Infantry and was a prisoner war. After returning home, Bill was one of the first board of direcors of Post 410 and later served the city as 2nd. Ward Alderman. B. Leo and Bill lived at 287 Mill St. with their family.

1900 CITY OF LOCKPORT CENSUS
Dolan, Bernard 40, Head of House, Ireland, immigrated 1880
Dolan, Ellen 40, wife, Niag., Maiden name Owens
Dolan, Alice M., 15, daughter, Niag., school
Dolan, William, 12, son, Niag., school
Dolan, James, 9, son, Niag., school
Dolan, Bernard L., son, Niag., school
Dolan, Anna, 1, daughter, Niag., Cty.



Joseph O'Hearn, 264 Niagara St. 1st Soldier from Lockport K.I.E.
William Higgins, Wiliam St. 1st draftee from Lockport

Congressional Medal of Honor
Fran Gaffney
S. Niagara St.

 

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