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Orange Empire Council # 39 (1944 – 1972)


  • 1921: E.E. Heidt is Scout Executive.
  • 1943: Scout Executive Harrison E. “Pop” White dies.
  • 1944: Hugh Wilcox is hired as Scout Executive.
  • 1949: Hugh Wilcox resigns as Scout Executive to enter the private finance field in Ohio. Cecil “Skip” Fife hired as Scout Executive. He had been a field executive in the San Fernando Valley Council.
  • 1953: Orange Empire Council is the host council for the 3rd National Boy Scout Jamboree.
  • 1956: Scout Executive Skip Fife dies.
  • 1957: Ross J. Taylor hired as Scout Executive.
  • 1963: William Bent is hired as Scout Executive.
  • 1966: William Bent resigns as Scout Executive.
  • 1971: Kenneth Hickenbottom is Scout Executive.

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