Presiding Chieftain - 1981

Paul D. Arend
Chieftain Piercing Arrow

Paul D. Arend


Keeper of the Wampum1965
Medicine Man1973

Paul D. Arend, Medicine Man Piercing Arrow, was selected as 52nd Presiding Chieftain in 1981.

Mr. Arend was Scoutmaster of Troop 221 in Independence, MO for 52 years. During his tenure, he was instrumental in mentoring over 1,000 Scouts, of which, 231 earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Mr. Arend was also a Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow. At the end of the 1991 camping season, Camp Frontier was closed and reopened for the 1992 camping season as Camp Piercing Arrow in Mr. Arend's memory.