Carl Scheibe

Carl D. Scheibe was Scoutmaster of Troop 2, Chattanooga First Presbyterian Church, beginning in 1927, the largest troop in the Council at that time with 60 Scouts.  He earned one of the first Scoutmaster Keys in 1928 and was Camp Director of Camp Tsatanugi for several years beginning in the summer of 1928.  He was selected to serve as Scoutmaster to the 1935 National Jamboree before the event was canceled, received the Silver Beaver award for the year 1936, and he served as Scoutmaster to the 1937 National Jamboree contingent from Chattanooga.


Carl D. Scheibe was born on October 30, 1902 in Litchfield Minnesota.  His family moved to Minneapolis where he first registered with the Boy Scouts in 1915 as a scout in Troop 10, Minneapolis.  He graduated from the MacPhail Conservatory of Music, Minneapolis and the St. Paul Conservatory of Music, St. Paul, Minnesota.  He had post graduate work at the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago, Illinois.  He was engaged in religious educational work in the Montview Presbyterian Church of Denver, Colorado when he was called to the First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, April 3, 1927.  He previously served as assistant scout executive in Minneapolis (1921-1923), then Scoutmaster, and Scoutmaster in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and as troop committeeman in Denver, Colorado.


Mr. Scheibe died in August 1967 and was buried in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.  He was married to Evelyn C. Scheibe, who passed away in 1982.  He was father to Lucy Scheibe, who married Harry Holmes Powell, Jr.  Lucy passed away in 1988.


1937-02-14 - Scouting Awards Presented

1937-02-15 - Barker Wins William Ochs Scout Award

1937-05-08 - Scheibe Appointed Jamboree Leader

1944-01-30 - Troop 2 Alumni Over World Write Scheibe of Value of Scout Training