The William J. Hocking American Legion Post 91 is named after Private William J. Hocking, a Wharton native, who was killed in action on November 1, 1918, in the Ardennes Forest, France. The post Post 91 has a long history of service to the community, youth, and veterans.
Congress chartered the American Legion in 1919 as a patriotic veteran’s organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veteran’s service organization.
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