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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

102-year-old Eagle Scout, who traveled the entire Lincoln Highway in 1928, dies

by Bryan on Scouting - Blog
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Bernard Russell Queneau, a 102-year-old Eagle Scout who in 1928 represented the Boy Scouts on a cross-country trip on the Lincoln Highway, died Sunday — one day after receiving the BSA’s rare Distinguished Eagle Scout Award.

The Boy Scouts of America and National Eagle Scout Association don’t keep an official list of the nation’s oldest living Eagle Scouts, but at 102, Queneau was certainly one of the oldest Eagle Scouts at the time of his death.

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    John Vadnais
    Since Bernard was about 16 in 1928, it would be interesting to hear if he drove, walked or took the train the distance...and any other items of how did he do it.
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