Claude J Scott

17 August 1916–17 January 1995 (Age 78)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude J

When Claude J Scott was born on 17 August 1916, in Missouri, United States, his father, William Frederick Scott, was 21 and his mother, Martha Jane Yates, was 19. He married Lois Catherine Malloy on 1 July 1939, in Thurston, Washington, United States. He lived in Bordeaux, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1920 and Bush Election Precinct, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 17 January 1995, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lakes District, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Claude J Scott
Helen Louise Mason
Marriage: 15 March 1948

Spouse and Children


    Helen Louise Mason


15 March 1948
Thurston, Washington, United States

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    Evelyn Pearl Scott


World Events (8)

1917 · Fort Lewis is Established

Age 1

Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 24

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

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)

  • Claude J Scott in household of William F Scott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude Scott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude J Scott, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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