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Scott Cardelle Bone

Scott Cardelle Bone, American editor, governor. Decorated Order of Sacred Treasure (Japan). Member Disciples of Christ.


  • Bone, Scott Cardelle was born on February 15, 1860 in Shelby Company, Indiana, United States. Son of Alfred P. and Louisa (Deacon) Bone.

  • Education

    • Public schools and high schools.


    • With Indianapolis newspapers, 1881-1888. Then with the Washington (District of Columbia) Post, first as news editor and then managing editor, for 17 years. Editor and principal owner of The Washington Herald, October 8, 1906-January 17, 1911.

      Editor-in-chief Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1911-1918. Chairman Alaska Bureau Seattle Chamber of Commerce, 1914-1915. Delaware at large, Republican National Convention, 1916.

      Director publicity Republican National Committee, 1919-1920. Governor of Alaska, 1921-1925. Life member American Red Cross.


    • Author: Alaska, Its Past, Present, Future. Chechahco and Sourdough, a Story of Alaska, 1926. Sketches of Statesmen, and Political Reminiscences.


    Member Disciples of Christ.


    • Married Mary Worth, June 15, 1887. Children: Paul Myers, Roger Morse, Mildred (Mistress.
    • father: Alfred P. Bone
    • mother: Louisa (Deacon) Bone
    • spouse: Mary Worth
    • children: Paul Myers Bone
    • Roger Morse Bone
    • Mildred (Mrs Bone
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    Born February 15, 1860
    Died January 27, 1936
    (aged 75)