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Wilson Elected President

Woodrow Wilson Elected 28th President

Woodrow WilsonOn March 4, 1913, Woodrow Wilson was inaugurated the 28th President of the United States. Boy Scouts provided crowd control for the inauguration and have served in that capacity at every inauguration since. While leading the nation during World War I, President Wilson relied heavily on the Boy Scouts of America to support the war effort at home. This included community service, selling war bonds and other activities.