Juliette Gordon Low

Juliette Gordon Low

Inventor and Pioneer

Born: October 31, 1860 in Savannah, Georgia

Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts® organization and was an inventor with two patents. She received a utility patent for a liquid container to use in trash cans and a design patent for a badge shaped like a trefoil symbolizing the three parts to the Girl Scout Promise. The Trefoil design is now a registered trademark of GSUSA and has identified its members for over 100 years.

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