Yeah, we know........Originally Posted by AlbqOwl
In an 1955 Affidavit before a Notary Public of Cook County, Illinois, Louis A. Bowman (1872 - 1959) officially claimed to be the first person to initiate the practice of reciting "under God" in the Pledge. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Illinois Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and served as its Chaplin. He lived in Oak Park, a suburb of Chicago.