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Dept Michigan
Albert and James Lyon Camp No. 266
The Upper Peninsula


SUVCW ArmsCorrespondence:

Commander Patrick Kennedy

1014 38th Ave.

Menominee, MI 49858-1532

SUVCW Membership Medallion

Dr. Paul Nelson

1617 Anthony St.

Hancock, MI 49930 - 1205


Commander: Patrick Kennedy
Senior Vice Commander: LeRoy Wyatt
Junior Vice Commander: Frank Johnson
Secretary: Dr. Paul Nelson
Treasurer: Dr. Paul Nelson
Chaplain: Alton Corky Conrad
Patriotic Instructor: Bob Black
Boy Scout Coordinator: Dewey Jones
Graves Registration Officer: Gary Beltrame
Historian: Dr. Paul Nelson
Memorials Officer (West): Gary Beltrame
Memorials Officer (East): Steven Charles
Members of the Council: Gary White
  Dewey Jones
  Thomas Spencer

NEW! - "Although having 501(c) (4) Tax Exempt Status. “Donations to the Department of Michigan - Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, its Camps, or Sons of Veterans Reserve Units operating within the Department of Michigan, Are Not Tax Deductible.”

About the Albert and James Lyon Camp No. 266

The Albert and James Lyon Camp No. 266 of the Department of Michigan, SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR (SUVCW) is named in honor of James F. Lyon and his brother Albert Lyon. The death of James F. Lyon in 1946 marked the last member of the GAR in the UPPER PENINSULA of Michigan. His brother, Albert, was mortally wounded at the 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, GA. Camp No. 266 is in honor of the original Lyon Post No. 266 at Menominee, MI, Menominee County from 1884 to 1929.

Camp No. 266 meets bi-monthly on the first Saturday at 1:00 p.m. The following meetings are scheduled to meet in the Conference room on the ground floor of the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans at 425 Fisher St. in Marquette, MI :

  • February 4, 2012
  • April 7th, 2012
  • June 2nd, 2012
  • August 4th, 2012
  • October 6th, 2012
  • December 1st, 2012

For further information please contact us by e-mail, phone, or write to one of the addresses given on this page.

Camp 266 2009 Officers

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