Biography of Edwin A. Scott
Erie County, NY Biographies


Scott, Edwin A., Concord, p. o. Springville, was born in Concord, December 26, 1858, and was a son of W. J. Scott, also of Concord. His grandfather, Phineas Scott, came from Vermont and settled on Townsend Hill about 1828. Edwin A. was educated at Springville, Hamburg Academy and Forestville. In 1878 he began the study of law with C. C. Severance and was admitted to the bar in 1881, spending four years in commercial pursuits and farming, and in 1885 began the practice of law at Forestville, coming to Springville in 1888. He was attorney for the executors and legatees in the celebrated David S. Ingalls will case, involving about $700,00O. He served as president of the Board of Education for six years, and has ever advanced the interests of his town and its people.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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