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Open House For James Maggie Megellas Birthday

The Fond du Lac American Legion Post will have an open house this afternoon in honor of Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) James Maggie Megellas 101st birthday. The open house and birthday reception is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Clubhouse on Fond du Lac Avenue named in his honor.  Friends and well-wishers are invited to visit at any time during the event. Proclamations and presentations will be made from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Among those who may speak are State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt and Senator Tammy Baldwin, Congressman Glenn Gorthman or their representatives. Megellas may also make some remarks. Megellas, a native of Fond du Lac, is a World War II combat hero and the most decorated officer in the history of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. (In the photo Megellas with Senator Ron Johnson)