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Otto Scott

Otto Scott, American writer. With United States Merchant Marine, 1941-1947. Member Author's Guild, Overseas Press Club, Committee for National Policy, Committee for Monetary Research and Education.

Background

  • Scott, Otto was born on May 26, 1918 in New York City. Son of Otto Felix and Katherine (McGivney) Scott.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Political Science, Valley Christian University, Fresno, California, 1985.

    Career

    • Member staff United Features Syndicate, New York City, 1939-1940. Vice president Globaltronix de Venezuela, Caracas, 1954-1956, Mohr Associates, New York City, 1957-1959, Becker, Scott & Associates, New York City, 1960-1963. Editor Bill Brothers, 1964-1967.

      Assistant to chairman Ashland (Kentucky) Oil, Inc., 1968, 69. Education writer, reviewer San Diego Union Tribune, 1970. Senior writer Chalcedon Foundation, Vallecito, California, 1982-1994.

      Consultant Ashland Oil, Inc., since 1972. Editor, public Otto Scott's Compass, Seattle, since 1990.

    Works

    • James I: The Fool as King
    • This is the first of four volumes on extraordinary fools whose follies influenced the course of all our lives.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    With United States Merchant Marine, 1941-1947. Member Author's Guild, Overseas Press Club, Committee for National Policy, Committee for Monetary Research and Education.

    Connections

    • Married Rose Massing (div. 1952); 1 child, Katherine. Married Nellie Mouradian (div.

      1963); children: Mary, Philipa. Married Anna Barney Scott, April 29, 1963. 1 child, Ann Elizabeth.
    • father: Otto Felix Scott
    • mother: Katherine (McGivney) Scott
    • spouses: Rose Massing
    • Nellie Mouradian
    • Anna Barney Scott
    • children: Katherine Scott
    • Mary Scott
    • Philipa Scott
    • Ann Elizabeth Scott
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    Born March 26, 1918
    Died March 5, 2006
    (aged 87)
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    • 1985
      Valley Christian University
    • 1939 - 1940
      Member, staff United Features Syndicate
    • 1954 - 1956
      vice president, Globaltronix de Venezuela
      Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
    • 1960 - 1963
      vice president, Globaltronix de Venezuela
      Becker, Minnesota, United States
    • 1964 - 1967
      editor Bill Brothers
    • 1968
      assistant, to chairman Ashland (Kentucky) Oil
    • 1970
      education writer
    • 1982 - 1994
      senior, writer Chalcedon Foundation
      Vallecito, California, United States
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