Aubry Campbell Ingram

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Aubry Campbell Ingram[1](born November 26, 1903, Bluefields, Nicaragua – died June 24, 2000) was a native of Nicaragua, considered to have been the founder of the Asociación de Scouts de Nicaragua.

Scouting[edit]

The son of William Campbell and Catherine Ingram, he read an article on the Boy Scouts of America and became interested in Scouting at the age of 12. With the assistance of Reverend Joseph A. Harrison, Aubry Campbell started the first Scout troop in Nicaragua, called Moravian Uno. In 1942, the Nicaraguan Scout groups formed the Federación Nacional de Boy Scouts de Nicaragua, which was recognized by the government in the same year. The federation became a member of the WOSM in 1946. In the 1950s, the federation changed its name to Asociación de Scouts de Nicaragua.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

He married his wife, Ofelia Kain, in 1923.[2] The couple had six children: Duncan, Lastenia, Leslie, Alba, Catherine, and Hazel. Duncan Campbell Kain became a famous baseball player, and Hazel Campbell Kain became a basketball player.

For several years Aubry lived in Bonanza, where he built a carousel for underprivileged children.[2] He once hiked a Scout troop from Bonanza to El Coyotepe[2]

Death[edit]

Aubry Campbell Ingram died on June 24, 2000, aged 96, in the United States;[where?] in accordance with his wishes his ashes were scattered in El Coyotepe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sometimes known as Aubrey Campbell Ingram
  2. ^ a b c La Prensa - Nacionales - Los fundadores en Nicaragua