From the minutes of Corvallis Post #91
Jan 14, 1938
Friday, Jan. 14, 1938 – Installation of Officers was held on Friday night Jan 14, 1938. District Commander Ernest Yarbraugh took charge of the installation and presented charter to Commander Bowden. Other District Officers present were Watters District Adj; Frehacke Sergeant at Arms. Other members of Hamilton Post #47 present were Estel, Hauf, Kinck, (and) Haight. The Officers of this post installed were as follows: Dudley Bowden – Commander Gilbert Chaffin – Vice Commander Earl..