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Chair: Jimmy Mitchell

THE NATIONAL AMERICANISM COMMISSION of The American Legion was created by a recommendation made to and adopted by the National Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1919.

The recommendation was: “We recommend the establishment of a National Americanism Commission of The American Legion, whose duty shall be the endeavor to realize in the United States the basic ideal of this Legion of 100 percent Americanism through the planning, establishment, and conduct of a continuous, constructive educational system designed to: