Re: No Subject
Mon, 31 Mar 1997 11:59:23 -0500 (EST)
Hi Skipper Hassan
This may interest you. Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron
Baden-Powell of Gilwell, born Feb 22 1857 Died Jan 8, 1941 Was a British
soldier who founded the Boy Scout and Girl Guide movement. During the South
African War ( 1899-1902) he won renoun for holding Mafeking against a Boer
seige for 217 days. He later orgainized the South African constabulary.
Having formed the Boy Scout in 1908 and with his sister Agnes Baden-Powell,
the Girl Guides in 1909. Baden Powell Devoted the rest of his life to the
Scouting movement. He wrote many books on Scouting. There is a biography The
Life of Lord Baden-Powell written by R.H. Kiernan. Sorry I have no pictures.