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Bojanowski elected commander of the American Legion’s 8th District

BERGEN – James Bojanowski of Orchard Park was elected 8th District American Legion commander Saturday during the annual convention in Bergen.

A Navy veteran, Bojanowski, 62, served as commander of Adam Plewacki Post 799 in Buffalo and was a past Erie County commander. Last year, he served as chairman of the New York State American Legion Convention attended by 2,000, held in the Hyatt Regency and Adam’s Mark hotels in Buffalo. 

The 8th District, comprising the eight counties of Western New York, has about 17,000 members.