TROOP 33 HISTORY - 1940's
Boy Scout Troop 33; First Lutheran Church; DeKalb, Illinois

WWII ERA 1940's

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THE TIMES:
"WWII times of the 1940's"
DOLLARS PEOPLE HISTORY
1940 Income
  $1,725
 ($33.17/week)

1940 House
  $3,920

Gallon of Gas
  $ .11

- Glen Miller
- Bing Crosby
- Katherine Hepburn
- Frank Sinatra
- John Wayne
- Humphrey Bogart
- Sugar Ray Robinson
- Satchel Paige
- Joe DiMaggio
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- Pearl Harbor Attack
- World War II
- D-Day Invasion
- Hiroshima & Nagasaki
- United Nations established
- Sound Barrier Broken

U.S. PRESIDENTS
  + Franklin D. Roosevelt
  + Harry S. Truman
  + Dwight D Eisenhower


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1940's TIMELINE:
YEAR NOTE
1940 The June 1940 issue of Boys Life magazine included a photo of Troop 33 Eagle Scout, David Romies being presented the Hornaday Award for distinguished service to wildlife by Scout Executive E.F. Schmidt.

. 1944 Ramon Bowers passes away while serving as Scoutmaster of Troop 33 in 1944. .
1946 Richard Peterson receives the Eagle Award. .
1946 Troop 33's orginal charter expires.
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Eagles of the 1940's




1946
RICHARD
PETERSON










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Key Adult Leaders in the 1940's
Year Scoutmaster Chairman
1940 Ramon Bowers R.M. Tumworth
1941 G. Ray Nelson R.M. Tumworth
1942 John Twombly R.M. Tumworth
1943 John Twombly R.M. Tumworth
1944 Ramon bowers Frederick Johnson
1945 Wilbur Frederick Walter Bensen
1946 Charter Expires .
1947 NOT CHARTERED .
1948 NOT CHARTERED .
1949 NOT CHARTERED .
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Ramon Bowers died in 1944


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Camping in the 1940's

Many overnight trips took place. Due to wartime sacrifices and quotas on fuel, etc., most activities took place at local camping spots.

Troop 33 Scouts enjoyed Camp Rotary MacQueen in Kirkland, IL.


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