Clifton Eugene (Gene) Scott Jr.

1931–1979 (Age 47)
Hillcrest Memorial Park, Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Clifton Eugene (Gene)

When Clifton Eugene (Gene) Scott Jr. was born on 4 December 1931, his father, Clifton Eugene Scott Sr., was 24 and his mother, Dorothy Christine Jones, was 15. He lived in Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Ward Two, Bossier, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 4 February 1979, at the age of 47, and was buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Haughton, Bossier, Louisiana, United States.

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Clifton Eugene Scott Sr.
Dorothy Christine Jones
Clifton Eugene (Gene) Scott Jr.
Patricia Ann Scott
Elsie Mae Scott
Shirley Anne Scott

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 13

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Clifton E Scott in household of Clifton E Scott, "United States Census, 1940"

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