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Honoring Our Past Department Commandants

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DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
PAST COMMANDANTS
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REMEMBERING THOSE WHOM HAVE SERVED

* Denotes Deceased

(1) 1947-48 William W. Wood *

(2) 1948-49 Charles W. Johnson Jr. *

(3) 1949-50 George H. Sadler *

(4) 1950-51 Edward M. Lagron *

(5) 1951-52 Thomas W. Wayble *

(6) 1952-53 Jack L. McKenna *

(7) 1953-54 Mason D. Wade *

(8) 1954-55 Edward S. White *

(9) 1955-56 Herbert Rose *

(10) 1956-57 Robert G. Tardif *

(11) 1957-58 Harry F. Knight *

(12) 1958-59 Claude H. Downing *

(13) 1959-60 James T. Fowler *

(14) 1960-61 Walter Russell

(15) 1961-62 Kent Post *

(16) 1962-63 Frank Fornos *

(17) 1964-66 Claude Downing *

(18) 1966-67 Harry Knight *

(19) 1967-68 James H. Hawkins *

(20) 1968-70 Ralph E. Burton *

(21) 1970-71 Jim Spears *

(22) 1971-73 Joseph Rauseo *

(23) 1973-74 Larry Bassin *

(24) 1974-75 James L. Alwlyer *

(25) 1975-77 Hoyt Whitaker

(26) 1977-78 Parker Mosman *

(27) 1978-80 E.T. Brisson *

(28) 1980-82 John P. Sawyer *

(29) 1982-83 Dan Hall *

(30) 1983-84 H. B. Peterson *

(31) 1984-86 Raymond Burke *

(32) 1986-87 Chuck Bengele

(33) 1987-88 H.K. Abaied *

(34) 1988-91 John L. Barlock *

(35) 1991-93 Allen Torpy *

(36) 1993-94 John Sutack

(37) 1994-95 Tom Neff

(38) 1995 William Jude *

(39) 1995-96 Andy Jackson

(40) 1996-99 Ralph Fredette *

(41) 1999-01 Walter Reid *

(42) 2001-03 Tom Heron

(43) 2003-04 Kenneth Travis *

(44) 2004-05 Les Homan

(45) 2005-07 Charles W. Smith

(46) 2007-09 Richard Booth

(47) 2009-10 David Sargent

(48) 2010-12 William Backes

(49) 2012-14 Luis R. "Lou" Calleja

(50) 2014-16 William Cona

(51) 2016-17 Ronald Ashley

2013 HONORARY PAST DEPARTMENT COMMANDANT
Robert "Bob" Beale

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Roster information submitted by: Past Department Commandants Les Homan and Dave Sargent