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SCOTT (Soundex S300) — See also CLINGMAN-SCOTT, COOTS, COST, COTT, ESCOTT, JENKINS-SCOTT, KINGSCOTT, LINSCOTT, MUSCOTT, PIERCE-SCOTT, PRESCOTT, SCHOTT, SCOT, SCOTT-WILLIAMS, SCOTTE, SCOTTEN, SCOTTI, SCOTTO, SCOTTON, SCOTTWOOD, SCOTTY, SKEET, SKUTT, SZOTT, TAPSCOTT, TRESCOTT, TRUSCOTT, WAINSCOTT, WESCOTT.

  Scott, O. — of Galena, Stone County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Stone County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, O. W. — of Ontario, Malheur County, Ore. Postmaster at Ontario, Ore., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Omeria — of Laurel, Jones County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Scott, Oris A. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Scott, Orville W. — Republican. Elected Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim District 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Owen (1848-1928) — of Effingham, Effingham County, Ill.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill.; Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born in Jackson Township, Effingham County, Ill., July 6, 1848. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; newspaper publisher; mayor of Effingham, Ill., 1882; U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1891-93; insurance business. Member, Freemasons. Died in Decatur, Macon County, Ill., December 21, 1928 (age 80 years, 168 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Effingham, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Scott, P. D. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Pat See Patricia Scott
  Scott, Patricia (1938-2001) — also known as Pat Scott — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn., July 5, 1938. Democrat. Member of Washington state house of representatives, 1984-2001; appointed 1984; died in office 2001. Female. Methodist. Died of lung cancer, in Everett, Snohomish County, Wash., January 7, 2001 (age 62 years, 186 days). Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Patricia Nell See Patricia Scott Schroeder
  Scott, Paul — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Percy See F. Percy Scott
  Scott, Percy M. — of St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Clair County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Perlee W. — of Imperial, Chase County, Neb.; McCook, Red Willow County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20; member of Nebraska state senate, 1925-31. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Peter J. — of Sullivan County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Phil See Philip Brian Scott
  Scott, Philip Brian (b. 1958) — also known as Phil Scott — of Berlin, Washington County, Vt. Born in Barre, Washington County, Vt., August 4, 1958. Republican. Construction business; member of Vermont state senate from Washington County, 2001-10; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 2011-17; Governor of Vermont, 2017-. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Married to Diana McTeague.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Scott, Phillip — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Scott, Portia A. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1986. Female. Still living as of 1986.
  Scott, R. C. — of Siskiyou County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 28th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, R. G. — of Claiborne, Monroe County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, R. G., Jr. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, R. G. — of Camden County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, R. M. — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Sullivan County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, R. W. — of Whitney, Perkins County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 56th District, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Ralph H. — of Burlington, Alamance County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Scott, Ralph James (1905-1983) — of Danbury, Stokes County, N.C. Born near Pinnacle, Surry County, N.C., October 15, 1905. Democrat. Chair of Stokes County Democratic Party, 1935; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1936-37; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1957-67. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose. Died in Danbury, Stokes County, N.C., August 5, 1983 (age 77 years, 294 days). Interment at Pinnacle Baptist Church Cemetery, Pinnacle, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Martin Scott and Daisy (Cook) Scott; married, November 30, 1929, to Verna Viola Denny.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Scott, Ray See Walter Ray Scott, Sr.
  Scott, Rex E. — of McCook, Red Willow County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at McCook, Neb., 1946-54 (acting, 1946-49). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Ric — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Muskegon, Mich., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Scott, Richard — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Scott, Richard — Green. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Scott, Richard Lynn (b. 1952) — also known as Rick Scott — of Naples, Collier County, Fla. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., December 1, 1952. Republican. Founder and leader of Columbia (later Columbia/HCA), a chain of hospitals; Governor of Florida, 2011-19. Evangelical Christian. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Son of Orba Scott and Esther Scott; married 1972 to Frances Annette 'Ann' Holland.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Scott, Richard M. — also known as Dick Scott — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Mayor of Lancaster, Pa., 1974-79. Still living as of 1979.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Scott, Rick See Richard Lynn Scott
  Scott, Ridgway See L. Ridgway Scott
  Scott, Robert — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for borough president of Richmond, New York, 1897; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert A. — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at La Crosse, Wis., 1890-93. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert Cortez (b. 1947) — also known as Robert C. Scott; Bobby Scott — of Newport News, Va. Born in Washington, D.C., April 30, 1947. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1978-83; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1983-92; U.S. Representative from Virginia 3rd District, 1993-; defeated, 1986. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Alpha Phi Alpha. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Scott, Robert E. — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert Eden (1808-1862) — of Virginia. Born in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va., April 23, 1808. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1835-42, 1845-52; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention, 1850-51; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Shot and killed, in a Civil War skirmish with a band of Union deserters, in Fauquier County, Va., May 3, 1862 (age 54 years, 10 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Fauquier County, Va.
  Scott, Robert H. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert H. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912; candidate in primary for mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert H. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 25th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Scott, Robert J. — of Colorado. Colorado state auditor, 1977-86. Still living as of 1986.
  Scott, Robert Kingston (1826-1900) — of South Carolina. Born July 3, 1826. Governor of South Carolina, 1868-72. Died August 13, 1900 (age 74 years, 41 days). Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert M. — of Cozad, Dawson County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert T. — of Cambridge, Guernsey County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1928; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert T. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert T. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1932 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert Walter — of Alamance County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Alamance County, 1889-91, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Robert Walter (1929-2009) — also known as Robert Scott — of Haw River, Alamance County, N.C. Born in Haw River, Alamance County, N.C., June 13, 1929. Democrat. Farmer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1964; Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, 1965-69; Governor of North Carolina, 1969-73. Presbyterian. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; Jaycees; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Alpha Zeta. Died January 23, 2009 (age 79 years, 224 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Kerr Scott (1896-1958) and Mary E. (White) Scott; married, September 1, 1951, to Jessie Rae Osborne.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Scott, Roberta H. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1937. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Roger — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 20th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Scott, Roger William — of Dillon County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Dillon County, 1963-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Scott, Roland F. — of Selbyville, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Rose Barrientes — of Hobbs, Lea County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Scott, Roy A. — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Mayor of Fayetteville, Ark., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Roy C. — of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Beachwood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Scott, Russell — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mrs. Russell Scott (1892?-?).
  Scott, Mrs. Russell — of Salinas, Monterey County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Russell Scott (1892?-?).
  Scott, Ruth M. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Scott, Ryan Alan — Independent candidate for President of the United States, 2016. Still living as of 2016.


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