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LOW, Juliette Gordon [1860-1927] -- Founder of the Girl Scouts of America

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née GORDON, Juliette Magill Kinzie

After her husband died, she was casting about trying to figure out what she was going to do with the rest of her life. Then she happened to meet Baden-Powell, who had recently started something he called boy scouting. She became determined to do something similar for girls...  -30-
 

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1905
Her husband dies
1910
She meets General Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of Boy Scouts
1912-03-12
First troup of 18 Girl Guides organized in Savannah, GA
1913
Name changed to Girl Scouts, and headquarters moved to New York City
1920
ca 70,000 members
1930
ca 200,000 members
1979
She is inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame
2005
3.7 million members

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