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1912--Edward B. Pratt--1984
Eagle Scout
1928 Lincoln Highway Safety Tour

Born
August 30
1912--Edward B. Pratt--1984
Eagle Scout
1928 Lincoln Highway Safety Tour
Passed
September 2






Edward B. Pratt
Eagle Scout
Farifield, CT
Age 15


# YEAR POSITION EMPLOYER CITY STATE AGE DATE SOURCE VIEW
1 1912 Born Edward & Margaret Pratt Evanston IL 0 Aug 30 Family Click
2 1920 Lives with Parents Walnut Street Evanston IL 7 ?? 1920 Census Click
3 1926 Joins Boy Scouts Troop Fairfield CT 13 ?? Family Click
4 1927 Lives with Parents Bronson Road Greenfield Hill CT 14 ?? City Directory Click
5 1927 Freshman Roger Ludlowe HS Fairfield CT 14 ?? Bridgeport Paper Click
6 1927 Alternate Declamation Team Roger Ludlowe HS Fairfield CT 14 Feb Bridgeport Paper Click
7 1928 Sophomore Roger Ludlowe HS Farifield CT 15 ?? Bridgeport Paper Click
8 1928 Elected Class President Roger Ludlowe HS Farifield CT 15 Feb 18 Bridgeport Paper Click
9 1928 Member Declamation Team Roger Ludlowe HS Fairfield CT 15 Feb 18 Bridgeport Paper Click
10 1928 Member Press Club Roger Ludlowe HS Fairfield CT 15 Feb 18 Bridgeport Paper Click
11 1928 Submits App for Africa Trip Reads in Boy's Life Fairfield CT 15 Feb ?? Family Click
12 1928 1of 7 Boys Selected Phone Call -Telegram Fairfield CT 15 May ?? Family Click
13 1928 Goes to NY for Interview BSA Headquarters New York NY 15 May 16 BSA Click
14 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-Pre Report to BSA HQ New York NY 15 July 1 BSA Letter-BQ Click
15 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-Pre Camp Siwanoy-Training Wingdale NY 15 July 1-3 Westward Ho Click
16 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-Pre Coney Island-Fireworks New York NY 15 July 4 Westward Ho Click
17 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-Pre Pack Coverd Wagon Wingdale NY 15 July 5 Westward Ho Click
18 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-Start Boy Scouts-LHA New York NY 15 July 6 Westward Ho Click
19 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour-End Boy Scouts-LHA San Francisco CA 15 Aug 8 Westward Ho Click
20 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour Tour City San Francico CA 15 Aug 9-10 Westward Ho Click
21 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour Leave for Los Angeles San Francisco CA 15 Aug 11 Westward Ho Click
22 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour Tour City Los Angeles CA 15 Aug 11-14 Westward Ho Click
23 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour Leave For Home Los Angeles CA 15 Aug 15 Westward Ho Click
24 1928 Lincoln Highway Tour Arrive Home Farifield CT 15 Aug ?? Click
25 1928 Writes Book About Trip "Westward Ho!" Fairfield CT 15 ?? ?? Click
26 ?? National BS Press Assoc Boy Scouts New York NY ?? ?? Helena Paper Click
27 1929 Becomes Eagle Scout Troop 83 Fairfield CT 16 July 10 BSA Click
28 1929 Pre Jamboree Shakedown Scout Camp Pittsfield MA 16 July ? Fairfield News Click
29 1929 Sails to UK on RMS Cedric 3rd World Jamboree Boston  MA 16 July 21 Farifield News Click
30 1929 Member Troop 17 3rd World Jamboree Arrowe Park UK 16 5 Weeks Scouting Click
31 1929 Reporter-Scouting 3rd Wold Jamboree Arrowe Park UK 16 5 Weeks Fairfield News Click
32 1929 1 of 15 Contributors to Book 3rd World Jamboree Arrowe Park UK 16 5 Weeks Portsmouth Times Click
33 1929 Two Week Tour of  Europe After Jamboree ?? ?? 16 Aug 14-27 ?? Click
34 1929 Leaves France for Home SS Homeric Cherbourg FR 16 Aug 28 Ship Log Click
35 1929 Arrives from France SS Homeric New York NY 17 Sept 4 Ship Log Click
36 1929 Arrives Home ?? Fairfield CT 17 Sept ?? Click
37 1929 Moves to Mamaroneck West Street Mamaroneck NY 17 ?? ?? Click
38 1929 Lives with Parents West Street Mamaroneck NY 17 ?? 1930 Census Click
39 1929 High School-Senior Year Rye Neck High School Mamaroneck NY 17 Sept Year Book Click
40 1930 Wins BL Journalism Contest Boy Scout Press Assoc New York NY 17 March 14 Boys Life Click
41 1930 Talk of NBSP at Jamboree Boy Scout Press Assoc New York NY 17 March 15 Scouting Click
42 1930 Graduates from High School Rye Neck High School Mamaraneck NY 17 ?? Year Book Click
43 1932 Takes test for Annapolis United States Navy Mamaroneck NY 19 Jan 24 GDN Click
44 1933 Enlisted in the Service United States Army Mamaroneck NY 20 Sept 29 Service Record Click
45 1936 Field Scout Executive BSA-Santa Fe Santa Fe NM 23 May Scout Executive Click
46 1936 Discharged as Corporal Unites States Army Mamaroneck NY 24 Sept 28 Service Record Click
47 1937 54th National Training School Shiff Scout Reservation Mendham NJ 24 July-Aug Scout Executive Click
48 1938 Director-Explorer's Camp BSA-Santa Fe Jemez N F NM 25 Jan 4 AJ Click
49 1938 Scout Executive BSA-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM 25 April 28 AJ Click
50 1938 Scout Commissioner BSA-Albuquerque Albuquerque NM 25 May 18 AJ Click
51 1938 Resigns As Scout Executive BSA-Santa Fe Albuquerque NM 26 Dec Scout Executive Click
52 1939 Attends Last Scout Meeting BSA-Santa Fe Albuquerque NM 26 Jan 16 AJ Click
53 1939 Re-Enlisted in Service United States Army ?? ?? 26 Aug 1 Service Record Click
54 1940 Discharged as Sergeant United States Army Pearl Harbor HI 28 Nov 7 Service Record Click
55 1940 Commissioned as 2nd Lt. United States Army Pearl Harbor HI 28 Nov 8 Service Record Click
56 1940 Attends Army Photo School United States Army Pearl Harbor HI 28 ?? Service Record Click
57 1941 Purple Heart & Silver Star United States Army Pearl Harbor HI 29 Dec 7 Service Record Click
58 1944 Recently Promoted to Lt Col Army Air Corp ?? ?? 31/32 ?? Joplin Globe Click
59 1945 Stationed in Europe Army Air Corp ?? ?? 32/33 ?? Service Record Click
60 1945 Got Married Margaret Beecroft Pelham Manor NY 33 Oct 10 Family Click
61 1950 Promoted to Colonel United States Air Force ?? ?? 37 July 7 Service Record Click
62 1953 Commands Air Chart Center United States Air Force Washington DC 41/42 ?? Service Record Click
63 1956 Staff-AF Chief of Staff Pentagon Washington DC 43/44 ?? Service Record Click
64 ?? Intelligence Staff Officer ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? Service Record Click
65 1961 Retired United States Air Force Langley AFB VA 49 June 23 Service Record Click
66 1961 Moved to Florida 1305 Lake Margaret Dr. Orlando FL 49 ?? Family Click
67 1964 Bachelors Degree Rollins College Winter Park FL 51 May Alumni Office Click
68 1964 Started  on Masters Degree Stetson University De Land FL 52 Dec 2 Registrar-SU Click
69 1965 Dropped Masters Program Stetson University DeLand F: 52 Jan Registrar-SU Click
70 1976 Margaret -Passed ?? Washington DC 60 Feb 28 Family Click
71 1976 Buried Arlington Cemetery Washington DC 60 ?? Arlington NC Click
72 1984 Edward Pratt-Passed Cancer Orlando FL 72 Sept 2 Family Click
73 1984 Buried Arlington Cemetery Washington DC 72 Sept 18 Arlington NC Click
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Stories In the News
Stories
# DATE PAPER HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 July 7, 1928 Fairfield News Local Scout Starts Today On Long Trip 12 ? 6" No Click
2 February 15, 1930 Portsmouth Daily Times Fifteen Boys Write a Book 6 5 4" No Click
3 March 20, 1930 Los Angeles Times Edward B. Pratt-Wields Facile Pen 12 6 4" 1 Click
4 March 29, 1930 Olean Evening News Scout News-Ed Pratt Wins Boys' Life Award 7 1-2 3" No Click
5 May 1930 Boys' Life Wins Boys' Life Award 61 2 3" No Click
6 January 24, 1932 Galveston Daily News Scout Activities-Pratt to Take Navy Test 2 3 4" No Click
7 January 4, 1938 Albuquerque Journal Boy Scouts Return From 'Explorers' Camp' 4 4 4" No Click
8 April 28, 1938 Albuquerque Journal Scout Executives Planning Program 4 2 3" No Click
9 May 18, 1938 Albuquerque Journal To Camp Course 2 1 1" No Click
10 March 8, 1939 New York Times Reserve Corp Orders-2 Lt Pratt 44 ? 1" No Click
11 June 16, 1939 New York Times Reserve Corp Orders-2 Lt Pratt 25 ? 1" No Click
12 July 7, 1944 Joplin Globe Colonel Pratt Leaves Crowder 3 1 14" 1 Click
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Scout History 1928--Scout Books--1929
By
Edward B. Pratt
Scout History


# YEAR TITLE PUBLISHER CITY STATE PAGES SIZE LOC #
1 1928 "Westward Ho!" Unpublished Westport CT 64 ?? ??
2 1930 The Scout Jamboree Book G. P. Putnam's Sons New York NY 177 21cm HS331.5B A4
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