Dr. C. J. Scott is one of the best known veterinary surgeons in Marion county and is proving very successful
in the practice of his profession. He was born on the 24th of June, 1881, a son of W. J. and Mary (McConnell) Scott,
natives of Warren county and Jasper county, Iowa, respectively. His grandparents on both sides were pioneer settlers
Dr. Scott was reared upon his father's farm and attended the public schools in the acquirement of his elementary
education. He was later a student at Ackworth Academy and at Humboldt College and upon completing his general education
entered the veterinary department of the State University of Iowa, from which he was graduated with the degree
of D. V. M. in 1908. He located for practice in Pleasantville and remained there for a few months, after which
he entered the employ of the United States Bureau of Animal Industry and was sent over several of the western states
in quarantine work. In 1911 he came to Knoxville and has since engaged in active practice here. He has had thorough
training for his profession and his experience has also taught him much and since coming here he has gained a large
and lucrative practice.
Dr. Scott was married on the 11th of February, 1913, to Miss Winnifred Clark, of Indianola, this state, and to
their union has been born a son, Roger Clark. Mrs. Scott is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and the
Doctor gives his political allegiance to the republican party. Fraternally he belongs to Oriental Lodge, No. 61,
A. F. & A. M.; Tadmor Chapter, No. 18, R. A. M.; and Melita Commandery, No. 64, K. T. He is one of the most
highly esteemed citizens of Knoxville and has gained an unusual measure of prosperity for one of his years. His
many friends hold him in warm regard and value highly his friendship.
History of Marion County, Iowa
And its People
John W. Wright, Supervising Editor
W. A. Young, Associate
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Marion County, IA
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