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1904 Charles Herrington Scott Letter concerning Lumber for the Panama Canal

Chas H. Scott was a Businessman,born Dec. 27, 1870 at Montgomery AL. He was the son of Thomas Jefferson and Mary A. (Taylor) Scott, and Brother of Hal Lawson Scott. He received his education at the Montgomery High School, and entered the University of Alabama, which he left in 1887, his junior year. He then entered Howard College and left there in 1888, his senior year. He was, after 1890, ingaged in mineral and timber land business in the firm of T. J. Scott & Son, of which he was a senior member. He was a director of the empire land Company, Alabama Marble Quarries, Scott Investment Company, and the Alabama Colony Company. In 1898, served as captain of company A, Third Alabama Volunteers, in the Spanish war. and was detailed as assistant adjutant general of the first divission, third army corps. camp shipp. He served as US deputy marshal, 1893 - 1894, As engineer for the Perdido Land Company, and the Van Kirk Land company in 1897, was appointed republican referee by President Roosevelt, 1903: Was a member of the republican national committee from Alabama 1904: and was progressive republican candidate for governor of Alabama in 1910. He was a Baptist. Married: August 22, 1900, to Josephine Bennett of Jefferson, GA
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Chas H Scott 1.jpg