John A. Landau was a member of the Rhodesian Parliament who served as the Chief Scout of the Scout Association of Rhodesia, which has since become the Scout Association of Zimbabwe. In 1975, he was head of the Rhodesian contingent at the 14th World Scout Jamboree in Norway.

John A. Landau
Chief Scout of the Scout Association of Rhodesia


In 1966, Landau was the President of the Rhodesian Baseball and Softball League. In 1972, Landau was the manager of the Rhodesian Baseball team that competed in South Africa's inter-provincial tournament.

He was the Chief Scout of Rhodesia while holding parliamentary office, and played a role in the transitional government. In 2005, he was a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement African Scout Committee for Honors.

In 1992, Landau was awarded the 222nd Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the WOSM, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting.[1]


  1. ^ "List of recipients of the Bronze Wolf Award". WOSM. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

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