Sons of the American Revolution, Ohio Society Activities

President McKinley Remembered – Canton



Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Karen LeDoux, commander of the 88th Regional Support Command, and Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Robert Brady, deputy chaplain of the 88th RSC, render honors to William McKinley during a ceremony at his Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, Ohio, Jan. 25, 2014. The ceremony began with an opening prayer by Brady. A total of six wreaths were then ceremonially placed next to a photograph of the assassinated president who was born 171 years ago. Kim Kenney, curator of the President McKinley Library and Museum, announced those laying wreaths to include Civil War Re-enactors, Masons of McKinley Lodge 431, Department of Ohio Army & Navy Union, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, and State Senator W. Scott on behalf of the State of Ohio.

LeDoux represented the President of the United States and layed the final wreath on his behalf.

Twenty-one seconds were then stood in silence followed by the playing of taps by Staff Sergeant Jeff Hotz of the 338th Army Band.

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