Sponsored by American Legion Post 42

Campbell Post 42 was named after the first territorial Governor John Allen Campbell, who was born in Salem, Ohio and died in Washington D.C. (1835-1880). He was a Union Army General in the Civil War. John A. Campbell was appointed Governor of the Wyoming Territory by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1869 and again in 1873. While Governor, Campbell approved the first law in the United States history explicitly granting women the right to vote. The law was approved on December 10, 1869. This day was later commemorated a Wyoming Day.