Juliette Gordon Low (Oct. 31, 1860 – Jan. 17, 1927)
The founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, which today includes 3.7 million members. In August 1911, she formed a Girl Guides patrol near her home in Scotland, where she encouraged girls to become self-sufficient and gave them various skills, such as taking care for livestock, knot tying, map reading, first aid, drilling, signaling and camping. In 1912, Gordon Low formed the first two American Girl Guides patrols, registering 18 girls.
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