R. Tait McKenzie

Name
R. Tait McKenzie
Also Known as
Robert Tait McKenzie
Tait McKenzie
Born
Almonte, Ontario, Canada 1867
Died
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1938
Active in
  • Almonte, Ontario, Canada
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Luce Artist Biography

Robert Tait McKenzie was a surgeon, a major in Canada’s Royal Army Medical Corps, and a gymnast who taught physical training at the University of Pennsylvania. In Philadelphia, McKenzie became a colleague of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, and McKenzie’s sculpture The Ideal Scout appears at many scout headquarters across the United States.