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Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement

Allen Warren

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30779

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Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement, was born on 22 February 1889 at Stubbing Court, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the third child and younger daughter of Harold Soames (1855–1918)...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation ; Social and Cultural History ; Ethical Issues and Debates

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