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Carl Andrew Zapffe
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1912
Brainerd
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1994
Baltimore
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Carl Andrew Zapffe (b. July 25, 1912, d. December 08, 1994)

Carl Andrew Zapffe (son of Carl Zapffe and Ethel Clarice Moberg) was born July 25, 1912 in Minn, and died December 08, 1994 in Baltimore, MD. He married Adelaide Camille Denise duPont in Maryland, daughter of Alfred Irenee duPont and Mary Alicia Bradford.

Notes for Carl Andrew Zapffe:
He worked for Dupont Chemical as a chemist and met Grandma Zapfee there, he fell in love with her and took her away

Indian Days," written by the late Dr. Carl Zapffe of Nisswa, a gifted and iconoclastic engineer and metallurgist who loved history.

Troop 35 was chartered to the Church of Redeemer and began with 17 boys in November 1933. The troop grew to 75 active boys but by World War II, many adult leaders were off at war or busy with war demands. Wartime duties brought Dr. Carl Zapffe - to be known as "CAZ"- a dynamic Harvard-trained scientist and researcher, to Baltimore to work for Rustless Iron and Steel, the largest stainless steel manufacturer in the world and a very critical war industry. Carl had become an Eagle Scout at age 13 in his native Minnesota and received national recognition, so he found himself "volunteered" by the rector to take charge of the Troop Committee from 1944 to 1947.

After the war, Scout interest remained strong but as often happens in volunteer organizations, parent involvement diminished, responsibilities fell on fewer shoulders, and the Troop languished. In 1955, Carl was asked to return as Scoutmaster for a "one year stint". Drawing on his experiences and beliefs, he developed a completely new type of Scout program featuring a full schedule of varied activities. Soon Troop 35 was recognized within Boy Scouts as an "experimental unit" because of the innovations he developed. He also solved the parent involvement problem by implementing the Parent Contract (1959), whereby everyone agrees to provide a common level of support to the Troop. Carl's energy, charisma, and leadership attracted an enthusiastic cadre of devoted Assistant Scoutmasters and, much to the benefit and admiration of those he served, CAZ continued as Scoutmaster until 1990 and as Scoutmaster Emiritus until his death in 1994. Among his innovations: the Star salutes, Overnighters (eight each year), the 40-Miler hike (1963), the Sleep Off, the unique E-Star summer camp program, The Leadership Rule, Silent Nighters, and many more.

More About Carl Andrew Zapffe:
Civil: Delaware.20
Died 2: December 08, 1994, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland.20
Education: Brainard High in Minn..
Social Security Number: 221-03-6268.20

More About Carl Andrew Zapffe and Adelaide Camille Denise duPont:
Marriage: Maryland.

Children of Carl Andrew Zapffe and Adelaide Camille Denise duPont are:
Denise DuPont Zapffe.
Carl Moberg Zapffe.
Jessie Gresham Zapffe.
Carlotta Karen Zapffe.
Barbara Ann Zapffe.
Augusta Camille Zapffe.
Elsie Isabelle Zapffe.
Christina Ethel Zapffe.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Carl Zapffe (1880 - 1950)
  Ethel Moberg Wiley (1886 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Adelaide Camille Dupont Zapffe (1915 - 2000)
 
 Sibling:
  Carl Andrew Zapffe (1912 - 1994)
  Barbara Ann Zapffe Cook (1915 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Brainerd
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Jim Lee
Record added: Jan 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64104177
Carl Andrew Zapffe
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Carl Andrew Zapffe
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