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W. Kerr Scott

AKA William Kerr Scott

Born: 17-Apr-1896
Birthplace: Haw River, NC
Died: 16-Apr-1958
Location of death: Burlington, NC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Mebane, NC

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from North Carolina

Military service: US Army (Field Artillery, Pvt., 1918)

Father: Robert Walter Scott
Mother: Elizabeth Hughes
Wife: Mary Elizabeth White (m. 2-Jul-1919, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Osborne W.
Son: Robert W. Scott (Governor of North Carolina, b. 13-Jun-1929, d. 23-Jan-2009)
Daughter: Mary Kerr Lowdermilk

    High School: Hawfield High School (1909-13)
    University: BS Agriculture, North Carolina State College (1913-17)

    US Senator, North Carolina (29-Nov-1954 to 16-Apr-1958, his death)
    Governor of North Carolina (6-Jan-1949 to 8-Jan-1953)
    North Carolina State Official State Commissioner of Agriculture (1937-48)
    US Official Resettlement Administration, Dir., Farm Debt Adjustment (1934-36)
    Grange Master, North Carolina State Grange (1930-33)
    North Carolina State Official Alamance County Farm Agent (1920-30)
    American Jersey Cattle Club
    American Legion Walter B. Ellis Post No. 63

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