Famous Eagle Scouts
and Other Well Known Scouting Alumni

 

Famous Eagles

  • Bill Alexander, U.S. Representative from Arkansas
  • Gary Anderson, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Charles Bennett, U.S. Representative from Florida
  • William Bennett, Former Secretary of Education
  • Bill Bradley, Pro basketball star and U.S. Sneator from New Jersey
  • Milton Caniff, Comic Strip Artist "Steve Canyon"
  • Willaim Dannemeyer, U.S. Representative from California
  • Arthur Eldred, (First Eagle Scout)
  • Gerald Ford, 38th President of the U.S.
  • Murphy J. "Mike" Foster, Governor of Louisiana
  • James Lovell - Astronaut
  • Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator from Indiana
  • Sam Nunn, U.S. Senator from Georgia
  • Ellison Onizuka, Challenger Astronaut
  • J.J. Pickle, U.S. Representative from Texas
  • Samuel Pierce, Former Secreatry of HUD
  • Harrison Salisbury, Pulitzer Prize winning Author
  • Willaim Sessions, Former FBI Director
  • Steven Spielberg, Film Director/Producer
  • Wallace Stegner, Pulitzer Prize winning Author
  • Percy Sutton, Chairman of CBS John Tesh, TV Celebrity
  • James Stewart - Actor
  • James Brady, Former Press Secretary to President Reagan
  • William C. DeVries, M.D., Transplanted first artificial heart
  • Walter Cronkite - Journalist, T.V. commentator
  • J. Willard Marriott, Jr., President, Marriott Corporation
  • H. Ross Perot, Chairman, EDS Corp.
  • Daniel J. Evans, Former US Senator and Governor of Washington state

Famous Scouts

  • David Hartman, Actor (Life Scout)
  • Henry "Hank" Aaron, Baseball Superstar (Boy Scout)
  • Richard Gere - Actor
  • Bruce Jenner - Olympic Gold Medal Decathlon (Cub Scout)
  • Jim Morrison - Rock Legend (Boy Scout)
  • Merlin Olsen, Actor, Sportscaster (Boy Scout)
  • Eddie Rabbitt, Country/Western singer (Boy Scout)
  • Richard Roundtree, Actor (Boy Scout)
  • Alberto Salazar, 3-time winner, NYC Marathon (Life Scout)
  • John Schneider, Actor/Singer (Cub Scout)
  • Howard K. Smith, Former ABC-TV commentator (Boy Scout)
  • Mark Spitz - Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer (Cub Scout)
  • George Strait - Country/Western Singer (Cub Scout)
  • Joe Theisman, Sportscaster, former NFL player (Life Scout)
  • Peter Ueberroth, Former Commissioner of Baseball (Cub Scout)
  • Paul Winfield, Actor (Cub Scout)
  • Steve Young, NFL Quarterback

ASTRONAUTS

EAGLES:

Adamson, Armstrong, Bagian, Bluford, Bowersox, Brady, Carr, Carter, Chaffee, Covey, Creighton, Duke, Eisele, Fullerton, W. Gregory, Griggs, Hoffman, Jones, Lee, Lind, Llewellyn (King's Scout, U.K.), Lovell, McCulley, O'Leary, Onizuka, Oswald, Parazynski, Reightler, Searfoss, See, Tanner, Truly, D. Walker

LIFES:

Anders, Basset, Brand, Bridges, Casper, Cooper, Evans, Fabian, G. Gardner, Givens, Gregory, Kregel, Low, Mattingly, McArthur, Mitchell, D. Scott, Spring, Springer, Van Hoften, C. Williams

STARS:

Barry, Cameron, England, W. Fisher, Garriott, R. Gibson, Gordon, Grissom, Haise, Lounge, McNair, Stafford

1ST CLASS:

J. Allen, Bean, Clifford, Coats, Engle, Freeman, D. Gardner, E. Gibson, Hammond, Henize, Linnehan, Nelson, Overmyer, Schirra, Schweickart, W. Scott, Shepard, Veach, Worden

2ND CLASS:

Bolden, Buchli, Carpenter, Cernan, Culbertson, Mullane, Parker, Pogue, Shriver, Swigert, W. Thornton, White, Young

TENDERFOOT:

Aldrin, Bursch, Hawley, Lousma, McDivitt, Michel, Schmitt, S. Smith

EXPLORER:

O'Connor, D. Williams

GIRL SCOUT:

E. Collins, Davis, A. Fisher, Helms, Jernigan, Lawrence, Seddon, Sherlock, Sullivan, K. Thornton, Janice Voss, Weber

CUB SCOUT:

A. Allen, C. Brown, Conrad, Foale (Wolf, Germany), Gernhardt, Henricks, Leestma, Lopez-Alegria, McBride, Meade, Readdy, Rominger, Shepherd, Thomas, Thuot, Wolf

RANK UNKNOWN:

C. Brown, Bull, Clervoy, Garneau, Harris, James Voss