Juliette Gordon Low Biography

Juliette Gordon Low was the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scouting Movement. Baden-Powell had learned that girls wanted to join the scouts, but he felt that girls should have their own organization. He asked Low if she would like to be part of the Girl Guide movement, forming a group of Girl Guides in Scotland in 1911. In 1912 Low returned to the United States, forming a Girl Guide troop in Savannah, Georgia in 1912. In 1915, the Girl Guides in the USA became Girl Scouts and Low became the first president. She stayed active until the time of her death. Her birthday, October 31, is celebrated by the Girl Scouts as "Founder's Day". She was also awarded two patents, a utility patent for a "Liquid Container for Use with Garbage Cans or the Like", Patent 1,124,925, and a design patent, D45234, for the trefoil Girl Scout Badge.

Camp Juliette Low in Cloudland, Georgia was founded by her and bears her name. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Juliette Gordon Low
Date of Birth:
October 31, 1860
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
January 17, 1927
Age at Death:
66
Cause of Death:
Breast cancer
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