Scott, Clayton Winfield was born on June 28, 1912 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harvey Winfield and Julia Margretta (Mallery) Scott. Bachelor of Business Administration in Engineering, Northeastern University, 1945, Bachelor of Science, 1974.
Design engineer Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, 1948-1950, Philadelphia Naval Yard, 1950-1955, United States Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey, 1955-1956.
Test-evaluation engineer General Electric Company, Small Aircraft Engine department, West Lynn, Massachusetts, 1956-1958. General engineer United States Army Ordnance Arsenal, Metuchin, New Jersey, 1959-1963, United States Army Letterkenny department, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1963-1964. Aerospace engineer Naval Plant Republican Office, Bethpage, New York, 1964-1966.
Aerospace development engineer United States Air Force Plant Republican Office, Wilmington, Massachusetts, 1966-1972. Electrical engineer Raytheon Company, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1972, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1972-1974. Industrial engineer Defense Contract Administration, Wayland, Massachusetts, since 1974.