Re: Nobel Prize winners
Mark Arend (arend@CENTURYINTER.NET)
Fri, 21 Aug 1998 09:57:06 -0500
At 12:16 AM 8/21/98 +0000, Rohan H. Wickramasinghe wrote:
>I have been interested to find out if any Nobel Prize winners
>in any field have had a background in scouting. There must
>have been some. Could anyone tell me ?
One that comes to mind immediately is Theodore Roosevelt. He was very
active in the early years of the BSA and was named "Chief Scout Citizen".
He was awarded the Peace Prize in 1906 for his mediation of the
I have heard that B-P himself was to have received the Peace Prize in 1939
or 1940 but there were no Peace Prizes awarded those years.
Mark W. Arend
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