R. Clark Scott is active and progressive in the business life of Adams, where he is identified with Scott &
Whittier, funeral directors. He was born at Worth, Jefferson County, July 20, 1898, the son of Ross C. and Carrie
M. (Campbell) Scott.
A sketch of Ross C. Scott appears in this history.
R. Clark Scott obtained his early education in the public schools of Adams, from which he was graduated in 1917.
He received a degree from Springfield College in 1921, and in that year received the appointment of supervisor
of physical education in the public schools at Monticello, N. Y. He remained there until June, 1925, and from September,
1925, until June, 1929, was supervisor of physical education in the public schools at Huntington, L. I. He was
then interested in the brokerage business on Long Island until February, 1931, at which time he returned to Adams
to take charge of his father's business interests, the latter having died Feb. 28th.
In 1922 Mr. Scott married Miss Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they have two children: Ross C., Jr., and Carolyn Ethel.
Mr. Scott is a Republican, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and belongs to the Rotary Club and Citizens Club.
He holds membership in Adams Lodge, F. and A. M. No. 234, and Adams Chapter, R. A. M. No. 205.
The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932
Jefferson County, NY
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