January 28th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, the Santa Ana Register reported that members of the Anaheim Bay post of the American Legion has unanimously agreed to submit themselves to blood tests and classification at a local hospital. Commander Ray Moffitt had recommend this action so that members’ blood classifications would already be on record to speed up the process if blood transfusions ever were needed. Post publicity chairman T. L. Burns reported that Commander Moffitt would head a delegation of the first twelve men for the test that week.

– Michael Dobkins

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