# 1 Dr. Carl N. Helmick1
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Scout Executive and Supreme Chief of the Fire, 1937 – 1972
# 9: Thomas Pierce
- Does not appear on National Vigil Honor list but his signed Vigil certificate was located and purchased for the Cahuilla Lodge archive. Dr. Helmick was almost certainly the first Vigil Honor recipient in the State of California.
- John was long thought to be the first Vigil from Tahquitz until the discovery of Dr. Helmick’s certificate in 2018.
- Often listed as Kirby Hester, Kerby appears to be the correctly spelled name.