Harry Wilson Scott

24 March 1879–23 October 1969 (Age 90)
Texas Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harry Wilson

When Harry Wilson Scott was born on 24 March 1879, in Texas Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, his father, Lorenzo Dow Scott, was 32 and his mother, Florence Lenora Persinger, was 19. He married Lillian Z. Stout in 1907, in California, United States. He lived in Judicial Township 5, Fresno, California, United States for about 40 years. He died on 23 October 1969, in Selma, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Selma, Fresno, California, United States.

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Harry Wilson Scott
Lillian Z. Stout
Marriage: 1907

Spouse and Children

California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Lorenzo Dow Scott


    Florence Lenora Persinger




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 24

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Scott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Scott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry W Scott, "United States Census, 1930"

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