Richmond Lewis Scott

12 February 1884–22 December 1945 (Age 61)
Bandera, Bandera, Texas, United States

The Life of Richmond Lewis

When Richmond Lewis Scott was born on 12 February 1884, in Bandera, Bandera, Texas, United States, his father, Alfred Lewis Scott Sr., was 46 and his mother, Frances Herbert Taylor, was 38. He married Susan Fletcher Gunn in April 1916. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 22 December 1945, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richmond Lewis Scott
1884–1945
Susan Fletcher Gunn
1886–
Marriage: April 1916
Richmond L Scott
1918–
Alfred Newton Scott

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
April 1916
children

(2)

    Richmond L Scott

    Male1918–Male

    Alfred Newton Scott

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 10

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 17

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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)

  • Richmond L Scott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richmond L Scott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richmond L Scott, "United States Census, 1930"

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