Clifton Russell "Sam" Scott

1925–2006 (Age 81)
Danville, Virginia, United States

The Life of Clifton Russell "Sam"

When Clifton Russell "Sam" Scott was born on 25 March 1925, in Danville, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Scott, was 32 and his mother, Julia Ann Dove, was 30. He married Leona Mae Gregory on 13 May 1950, in Vinton, Roanoke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Tunstall Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Seneca Magisterial District, Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 10 April 2006, in Salem, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Clifton Russell "Sam" Scott
Leona Mae Gregory
Marriage: 13 May 1950
Ginger Lynn Scott
Cathy Davis
Julie Beth Scott

Spouse & Children

13 May 1950
Vinton, Roanoke, Virginia, United States


  • Ginger Lynn Scott


  • Julie Beth Scott


  • Cathy Davis


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 16

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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 (3)

  • Clifton Scott in household of A J Scott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clifton Scott in household of Andrew J Scott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifton Russell Scott in entry for David Lynn Franklin and Julia Beth Scott, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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