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Our History

Edson - Hudson Council Executive

Edson Becomes Jersey City, Hudson Council Scout Executive; Starts Achtu Lodge

In 1927 Carroll A. Edson was working as a Field Executive in Chicago. When Scout Executive George B. Stephenson left the council E. Urner Goodman was selected to be the new Scout Executive. Edson transferred out of Chicago when he was hired to be Scout Executive for Hudson Council, Jersey City, New Jersey where he founded Achtu Lodge.