American Legion Post # 1


1530 Ninth Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

(337) 436-3300

Date of Official Change:

February 20, 2015


W. B. Williamson, LA Post 1


This organization assists veterans and their families.
Louisiana Headquarters information available for posts outside of Lake Charles.

Since our charter in 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families.

To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Calcasieu Parish community. Join our Post as a Booster or sponsor. (click Sponsor or Booster Button for details). 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.


Monday - Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Executive Board meets every 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm

Post Membership meets every 2nd Wednesday of each month with
Dinner at 6:30 pm and meeting at 7:00 pm

National Web Site:

Intake Process:

Must fill out application

Program Fees:





Must be a Veteran

Handicap Accessible?


Is Shelter?


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Date of Official Change:

February 20, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency utilizes volunteers for grounds maintenance

Year Incorporated:


Address Listings


1885 Wooddale Boulevard, Suite 1010
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Physical (Primary)

1530 Ninth Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601


Steve Rothermel

Primary Contact

1st Vice-Commander

contact person

(337) 436-3300

Phone Numbers

Main Phone Post 1

(337) 436-3300

LA Headquarters

(225) 923-1945

Legal Status:


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