Biography of John W. Scott
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





John W. Scott ranks among the successful and prominent business men of Lisbon, where he is extensively engaged in the florist business. He was born in Norfolk, England, Aug. 31, 1876, and is the son of Robert and Rachael (Mallet) Scott.

The parents of John W. Scott died in England when he was a very small child. He received his education in the public schools there and in Lisbon, where he came to make his home with an uncle, John Scott, who was founder of the business here now conducted by Mr. Scott. It was established in 1890 and since 1897 Mr. Scott has been its owner and manager. He carries on a wholesale and retail business and has 35,000 square feet under glass.

On June 22, 1916, Mr. Scott was united in marriage with Miss Ella Myers, of Hartford, Conn. They have no children.

Mr. Scott is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Knights of Pythias. He is identified with the National Flower Growers Association, the Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horticulturists, and the Florists Telegraph Delivery Association. Mr. Scott is reliable and a dependable business man.


From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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