Biography of Robert H. Scott
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ROBERT H. SCOTT was born in Athens township, Pa., in 1842, one of a family of eleven children. He attended school at the Genesee Wesleyan seminary, Lima, N. Y. (now known as the Syracuse university) for five years, taking afterward a thorough business course in Buffalo, N. Y. Most of his life was passed in Waverly, and he was closely identified with its principal business interests, although early in his business life.he spent two years in Arkansas attending to a large railroad contract. His business enterprises were in grain, coal and agricultural implements, with real estate operations in Waverly and Tennessee. Throughout his life he was a shrewd business gentleman, quiet but charitable, and had many warm personal friends.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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