Monday, December 27, 2010

Nation's Oldest Boy Scout (108 Years Old) Laid to Rest in Susquehanna, PA

From a recent article:

"Ira Reynolds, who joined the Boy Scout movement in 1914, when it was just 4 years old, was "


" The 108-year-old Reynolds was the nation's oldest Boy Scout when he died Nov. 13, 2010."


"Reynolds joined Troop 1 Black Bear Patrol in Dorranceton in 1914 and "


" He achieved the rank of Tenderfoot Scout on July 24, 1915, and then Second Class on Nov. 19 of that year. He became a First Class Scout on Oct. 18, 1916."

Another interesting man, who defied the odds, has moved on. However, he obviously left the world a little better place than when he entered it.

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