William D. Boyce

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Birthday
16, 1858
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 11, 1929 (70)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1858
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 11, 1929 (70)

About

Newspaper and magazine publisher and founder of the Boy Scouts of America.

Before Fame

He began his employment as a schoolteacher and a coal miner at 16.

Trivia

He personally funded the Boy Scouts of America monthly during its first years of operation.

Family Life

He married Mary Jane Beacom on Janauary 1, 1884.

Associated With

His organization attracted such notables as Norman Rockwell, who was known for working with the Boy Scouts of America.