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Past National Commanders

Commander State Post Date elected
Dan Dellinger VA 180 8/29/2013
James E. Koutz* IN 200 8/30/2012
Fang A. Wong* NY 1291 9/1/2011
Jimmie L. Foster AK 28 9/2/2010
Clarence E. Hill FL 316 8/27/2009
David K. Rehbein IA 37 8/28/2008
Martin F. Conatser IL 102 8/30/2007
Paul A. Morin MA 337 8/31/2006
Thomas L. Bock CO 23 8/25/2005
Thomas P. Cadmus * MI 155 9/2/2004
John A. Brieden III TX 48 8/28/2003
Ronald F. Conley Sr. PA 290 8/29/2002
Richard J. Santos MD 136 8/30/2001
Ray G. Smith * NC 109 9/7/2000
Alan G. Lance Sr. ID 113 9/9/1999
Harold L. “Butch” Miller VA 364 9/10/1998
Anthony G. Jordan ME 54 9/4/1997
Joseph J. Frank * MO 777 9/5/1996
Daniel A. Ludwig MN 54 9/6/1995
William Detweiler * LA 307 9/8/1994
Bruce Thiesen CA 191 9/9/1993
Roger A. Munson * OH 104 8/27/1992
Dominic D. DiFrancesco PA 594 9/5/1991
Robert S. Turner* GA 15 8/30/1990
Miles S. Epling * WV 23 9/7/1989
H. F. "Sparky" Gierke * ND 29 9/8/1988
John P. "Jake" Comer MA 78 8/27/1987
James P. Dean MS 6 9/5/1986
Dale L. Renaud IA 396 8/28/1985
Clarence M. Bacon MD 110 9/5/1984
Keith A. Kreul * WI 184 8/25/1983
Al Keller Jr. IL 85 8/26/1982
Jack W. Flynt * TX 445 9/3/1981
Michael J. Kogutek* NY 1477 8/21/1980
Frank I. Hamilton IN 129 8/23/1979
John M. Carey MI 413 8/24/1978
Robert Charles Smith * LA 166 8/25/1977
William J. Rogers * ME 153 8/26/1976
Harry Gordon Wiles * KS 53 8/21/1975
James Myrl Wagonseller * OH 11 8/22/1974
Robert Edward Lee Eaton * MD 105 8/23/1973
Joe Lee Matthews TX 569 8/24/1972
John Henry Geiger* IL 135 9/2/1971
Alfred P. Chamie CA 336 9/3/1970
J. Milton Patrick OK 131 8/28/1969
William C. Doyle NJ 79 9/12/1968
William E. Galbraith * NE 159 8/31/1967
John Edward Davis ND 124 9/1/1966
L. Eldon James VA 31 8/26/1965
Donald E. Johnson IA 514 9/24/1964
Daniel F. Foley MN 50 9/12/1963
James E. Powers GA 74 10/11/1962
Charles L. Bacon MO 191 9/14/1961
William R. Burke CA 8 10/20/1960
Martin B. McKneally NY 152 8/27/1959
Preston J. Moore OK 129 9/4/1958
John S. Gleason Jr. IL 985 9/19/1957
Wilbur C. "Dan" Daniel * VA 97 9/7/1956
J. Addington Wagner * MI 54 10/13/1955
Seaborn P. Collins NM 10 9/1/1954
Arthur J. Connell * CT 75 9/3/1953
Lewis K. Gough * CA 13 8/28/1952
Donald R. Wilson WV 13 10/18/1951
Erle Cocke Jr. GA 133 10/12/1950
George N. Craig IN 2 9/1/1949
S. Perry Brown TX 33 10/21/1948
James F. O'Neil NH 2 8/31/1947
Paul H. Griffith PA 51 10/4/1946
John Stelle IL 106 11/21/1945
Edward N. Scheiberling NY 225 9/20/1944
Warren H. Atherton CA 16 9/23/1943
Roane Waring TN 1 9/21/1942
Lynn U. Stambaugh ND 2 9/18/1941
Milo J. Warner * OH 132 9/26/1940
Raymond J. Kelly MI 119 9/28/1939
Stephen F. Chadwick WA 18 9/22/1938
Daniel J. Doherty * MA 101 9/23/1937
Harry W. Colmery KS 1 9/24/1936
Ray Murphy IA 61 9/26/1935
Frank N. Belgrano CA 236 10/25/1934
Edward A. Hayes IL 105 10/5/1933
Louis A. Johnson WV 13 9/15/1932
Henry L. Stevens Jr. NC 127 9/24/1931
Ralph T. O'Neil * KS 1 10/9/1930
O. L. Bodenhamer AR 10 10/3/1929
Paul V. McNutt IN 18 10/11/1928
Edward E. Spafford NY 108 10/18/1927
Howard P. Savage IL 184 10/15/1926
John R. McQuigg OH 71 10/9/1925
James A. Drain WA 9 9/19/1924
John R. Quinn CA 26 10/19/1923
Alvin M. Owsley TX 71 10/20/1922
Hanford MacNider IA 101 11/2/1921
John G. Emery * MI 2 6/14/1921
Frederick W. Galbraith Jr. OH 50 9/29/1920
Franklin D'Olier PA 136 11/12/1919
       
*Denotes serving as Past National Vice Commander
       

National Commanders by vote of National Convention

Commander State Post Date elected
Richard M. Pedro NY 401 2012
Robert W. Spanogle MI 237 2008
E. Roy Stone Jr. SC 3 1987
Hamilton Fish NY 150 1979
Maurice Stember NY 342 1975
Thomas W. Miller NV 23 1968
Eric Fisher Wood PA 4 1955
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. NY 4 1949
Bennett C. Clark MO 44 1926
Milton Foreman IL 236 1921
Henry D. Lindsley TX 1 1919
       

Honorary National Commanders

Gen. John Pershing      
Marshal Ferdinand Foch