Silver Buffalo Award Winners 1959-1950

1959

Milo William Bekins
Los Angeles, California
Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

George Michael Dowd
Franklin, Massachusetts
Clergyman; Domestic Prelate; Youth Leader; Scout Chaplain

Irving J. Feist
Newark, New Jersey
Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

Roger Stanley Firestone
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing Executive; Humanitarian; Scouter

Bob Hope
Beverly Hills, California
Cinema, Radio, and Television Comedian; Humanitarian

Jeffrey Louis Lazarus
Cincinnati, Ohio
Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

Walter Lee Lingle Jr.
Cincinnati, Ohio
Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

George Magar Mardikian
San Francisco, California
Restaurateur; Author; Philanthropist; Scouter

Pliny Hunnicut Powers
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Educator; Deputy Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America

Charles Dudley Pratt
Honolulu, Hawaii
Attorney; Civic Leader; Pioneer Scouter

Joseph Frederic Wiese
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Industrial Executive; Community Leader; Veteran Scouter

1958

Robert Bernerd Anderson
Washington, D.C.
Secretary of the Treasury; Lawyer; Educator; Scouter

John Hopkinson Baker
New York, New York
Conservation Executive; Governmental Adviser

Hubert Hardison Coffield
Rockdale, Texas
Industrialist; Rancher; Churchman; Humanitarian; Scouter

Nathan Dauby
Cleveland, Ohio
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Philanthropist; Scouter

Jackson Dodds
Montreal, Canada
Banker; Scouter; Recipient of Silver Wolf and Bronze Wolf

John Randolph Donnell
Findlay, Ohio
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Scouter

Robert Newcomb Gibson
East Lansing, Michigan
Business Executive; Lumberman; Scouter

Frank Brittain Kennedy
Cohasset, Massachusetts
Investment Dealer; Churchman; Executive; Scouter

Edward Leroy Kohnle
Dayton, Ohio
Business Executive; Churchman; Cultural Leader Scouter

Sol George Levy
Seattle, Washington
Import-Export Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

John Norton Lord
Detroit, Michigan
Business Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

James Maitland Stewart
Beverly Hills, California
Actor; Combat Aviator; Scouter

1957

Harold Roe Bartle
Kansas City, Missouri
Attorney; Civic Leader; Humanitarian; Scouter

Brooks Hays
Washington, D.C.
Congressman; Lawyer; Humanitarian; Scouter

Walter David Heller
San Francisco, California
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Philanthropist; Scouter

Henry Cabot Lodge
Beverly, Massachusetts
Journalist; National and International Statesman

Abram Leon Sachar
Waltham, Massachusetts
Educator; Author; Historian; University President

Herman Lee Turner
Atlanta, Georgia
Clergyman; Humanitarian; Civic Leader; Scouter

Kenneth Dale Wells
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Economist; Educator; President, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

1956

Ivan Allen Jr.
Atlanta, Georgia
Executive; Banker; Engineer; Civic Leader; Scouter

Gerald F. Beal
New York, New York
Banker; Financier; Cultural and Civic Leader; Scouter

Daniel W. Bell
Washington, D.C.
Banker; Public Servant; Community Leader; Scouter

Hugh Moss Comer
Sylacauga, Alabama
Textile Manufacturer; Philanthropist; Scouter

Walter Francis Dillingham
Honolulu, Hawaii
Executive; Builder; Philanthropist; Statesman; Scouter

Whitney Haskins Eastman
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Business Executive; Engineer; Scientist; Scouter

William Harrison Fetridge
Chicago, Illinois
Editor; Publisher; Executive; Community Leader; Scouter

William Jansen
New York, New York
Educator; Author; Churchman; Administrator; Scouter

Guy Lee Noble
Chicago, Illinois
National 4-H Club Executive; Humanitarian

Harry Lloyd Schaeffer
St. Louis, Missouri
Railroad Executive; Scouter

Henry Frederick Schricker
Knox, Indiana
Statesman; Banker; Editor; Pioneer Scouter

Harold Edward Stassen
St. Paul, Minnesota
Educator; Humanitarian; Statesman; Author; Scouter

Edwin Joel Thomas
Akron, Ohio
Industrialist; Civic Leader; Humanitarian; Scouter

1955

Charles Dana Bennett
Addison, Vermont
Author; Rural Consultant; Publicist; Scouter

Rex Ivan Brown
Jackson, Mississippi
Utility Executive; Civic Leader; Veteran Scouter

William Durant Campbell
New York, New York
Naturalist; World Traveler; Eagle Scout; Scouter

Francis John Chesterman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Utilities Executive; Civic Leader; Scouter

Leonard Kimball Firestone
Los Angeles, California
Industrialist; Churchman; Civic Leader; Scouter

Charles William Froessel
Jamaica, New York
Jurist; Churchman; Civic Leader; Scouter

Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Atlanta, Georgia
Attorney; Business Executive; Sportsman; Champion Athlete

Lewis Edward Phillips
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Manufacturer; Philanthropist; Scouter

Frank Chambless Rand Jr.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Business Executive; Publisher; Civic Leader; Scouter

Thomas John Watson Jr.
New York, New York
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Philanthropist; Scouter

1954

William H. Albers
Cincinnati, Ohio
Business Executive; Philanthropist; Scouter

Ellsworth Hunt Augustus
Cleveland, Ohio
Banker; Civic Leader; Scouter

Ezra Taft Benson
Salt Lake City, Utah
Secretary of Agriculture; Church Leader; Scouter

Philip David Bookstaber
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Rabbi; Scholar; Exponent of Scouting for Jewish Boys

Norton Clapp
Seattle, Washington
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Veteran Scouter

J. M. T. Finney Jr.
Baltimore, Maryland
Surgeon; Churchman; Civic Leader; Veteran Scouter

Richard Oliver Gerow
Natchez, Mississippi
Bishop of Natchez, Miss.; Longtime Scouter

Edward Urner Goodman
Bondville, Vermont
Church Executive; Pioneer Scouter; Founder, Order of the Arrow

George Lloyd Murphy
Beverly Hills, California
Producer; Actor; Publicist; Scouter

Nathan Marvin Ohrbach
New York, New York
Business Executive; Philanthropist; Scouter

Dewitt Wallace
Pleasantville, New York
Magazine Founder; Editor; Publisher; Philanthropist

1953

Alton Fletcher Baker
Eugene, Oregon
Journalist; Publisher; Civic Leader; Scouter

Henry B. Grandin
San Marino, California
Business Executive; Scouter; Host to Third National Jamboree

Ross L. Leffler
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Business Executive; Civic Leader; Veteran Scouter

Charles Francis McCahill
Cleveland, Ohio
Newspaper Executive; Philanthropist; Scouter

David O. McKay
Salt Lake City, Utah
President, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1952

Julius Ochs Adler
New York, New York
Journalist; Patriot; Veteran Scouter

Roy Chapman Andrews
New York, New York
Explorer; Zoologist; Museum Director; Autho

Frank Learoyd Boyden
Deerfield, Massachusetts
Teacher; Headmaster; Friend to Youth

Harmar D. Denny
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Attorney; Congressman; Longtime Scouter

Gale F. Johnston
St. Louis, Missouri
Banker; Civic Leader; Philanthropist; Scouter

Carlos P. Romulo
Washington, D.C.
Author; Soldier; Diplomat; Cofounder, Boy Scouts of the Philippines

Louis John Taber
Columbus, Ohio
Farmer; Granger; Exponent of Rural Scouting; Scouter

1951

Ralph J. Bunche
Jamaica, New York
Educator; Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Scouter

James Lippitt Clark
New York, New York
Explorer; Author; Sculptor; Conservationist; Scouter

Edgar Albert Guest
Detroit, Michigan
Writer; Poet; Boys' Club Official; Friend to Youth

Raymond W. Miller
Washington, D.C.
Publicist; Scouter; Advocate of Rural Scouting

D. C. Spry
Ottawa, Canada
Chief Executive Commissioner, Canadian General Council of the Boy Scouts Association

James H. Douglas Jr.
Chicago, Illinois
Attorney; Public Servant; Longtime Scouter

Henry Smith Richardson
Greensboro, North Carolina
Manufacturing Chemist; Longtime Scouter

Jack P. Whitaker
Kansas City, Missouri
Manufacturer; Scouter; President, American Humanics Foundation

1950

Harry Messiter Addinsell
New York, New York
Financier; Churchman; Treasurer, Boy Scouts of America

Kenneth K. Bechtel
San Francisco, California
Business Executive; Vice-President, Boy Scouts of America

Charles Franklin Kettering
Dayton, Ohio
Engineer; Manufacturer; Philanthropist; Innovator

Irving Langmuir
Schenectady, New York
Nobel Prize Scientist; Pioneer Scouter

Byrnes MacDonald
New York, New York
Business Executive; Worker for Underprivileged Youth

Owen J. Roberts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jurist; Public Servant; Longtime Scouter

Arthur A. Schuck
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Chief Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of America

Lowell Thomas
Pawling, New York
Explorer; Author; News Commentator; Scouter

Harry S. Truman
Independence, Missouri
Thirty-third President, United States of America

Milburn Lincoln Wilson
Washington, D.C.
National Director, 4-H Clubs; Scouter