Richard Whitey Koogler (Chieftain Mad Drums)

Richard Whitey Koogler
Chieftain Mad Drums

Brave   1943  
Warrior   1946
Firebuilder   1949
Tom-Tom Beater   1949
Runner   1950
Keeper of the Sacred Bundle   1957
Sachem   1958
Keeper of the Wampum   1960
Sagamore   1966
Medicine Man   1967
Chieftain   2002

Whitey was an Eagle Scout, and he earned the St. George Religious Award. He received the Scoutmaster's Key, Commissioner's Arrowhead, Commissioner's Key, District Award of Merit, Silver Beaver, and the NESA Silver Wreath. Whitey was a Vigil Honor member of Order of the Arrow, and was Wood Badge Trained.

Whitey served as an Assistant Scoutmaster, Scoutmaster, and Explorer Post Advisor. Additionally, he served as a member of the District Training Staff for 15 years, and as a member of the Wood Badge Staff for 9 years. He had been an Assistant District Commissioner since 1950.

Whitey served in the United States Navy for 20 years, retiring in 1972. He camped at Bartle since 1940, and served in a variety of staff positions over the years. Whitey was named the Cermonial Medicine Man in 1980, and received the Silver Coup in 1991.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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