Harold Schafer

Harold Schafer

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur

"Fatherless, I joined DeMolay in 1929 at the suggestion of my Masonic employer. DeMolay taught me to accept my own and others' strengths and weaknesses, achievements and failures, likenesses and differences, as I grew from a boy into manhood."


Founder, Gold Seal Company (1942)
The Gold Seal Company made products that became household names:
Glass Wax, Snowy Bleach and Mr. Bubble
Horatio Alger Award - (1951) Youngest recipient ever
North Dakota Rough Rider Award (1975)
Founder - Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (1989)
Member of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame
Honorary Degree from Dickinson State College
Recognitions from Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, and 4-H Clubs
Masonry's 33rd Degree
Potentate of El Zagal Shrine
Recruited personally by Dad Land to serve as Executive Officer for
DeMolay in North Dakota (1951-1961)
Legion of Honor
Initiated Bismarck Chapter (North Dakota) - 1929

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