The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Kristian Richardson
Commander, American Legion 

Local Vets lead Highway Marker Memorial Program

 

August 26, 2020

Courtesy photo

Pictured from left to right: Bill Brazil, Ted Kamrud, Dale McGee and Pete Armstrong.

Dale McGee, US Army veteran, and Bill Brazil, US Navy veteran, members of the Whitehall American Legion Post 24 have been instrumental in managing the Montana American Legion White Cross Highway Fatality Marker Program in our region for more than a decade, having placed over 50 markers along our roadways during that time. The program, which started in 1953, was the brainchild of Floyd Eaheart of Missoula. The Hellgate American Legion Post 27 member came up with the idea after six lives were lost on Montana roadways over the 1952 Labor Day holiday.

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