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Post meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 8:00 PM.

Post Executive Board meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the same day as the Post meetings.

Canteen Hours:

Monday Through Friday: 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday - 12:00 PM until 10:00 PM

About American Legion, Ralph D. Cole Post 3

Ralph D. Cole was born in Vanlue, Ohio  on November 30, 1873. Graduated from Findlay College in 1896 and from Ohio Northern University in 1900 where he studied Law. He was Deputy clerk of Hancock county 1897-1899. Was admitted to the Bar in 1900, where he commenced practice. Was a member of the Ohio state House of representatives, 1900-1904. Was a three term Congressman as a Republican. Enlisted in the US army in 1917 and served overseas as a Major and later as a Lieutenant-Colonel. Took part in many major engagements and was discharged on April 6, 1919. He was one of the founders of the American Legion at Paris, February 16, 1919. On returning to Findlay, he resumed his practice. Was elected Commander of the American Legion Department of Ohio. Died as a result of an automobile accident and was interred at Maple Grove cemetery on October 15, 1932. Post name was changed from John Hancock to Ralph D. Cole in his memory.


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Ralph D. Cole, Post 3

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