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John Toner Scott

John Toner Scott was American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1979.


  • Scott, John Toner was born on July 12, 1935 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of John Elmer and Jane (Toner) Scott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accting., Indiana University, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana University, 1961.


    • Associate Peck, Scott & Shine, Anderson, Indiana, 1963—1968, Scott & Shine, Anderson, 1968—1970. Partner Scott & Scott, since 1970. President Shadow Trails, Inc., 1965—1980.

      Assistant city attorney City of Anderson, 1968—1971. Editor, public Anderson Herald, Indiana, 1981—1986. Captain United States Army, 1961-1963.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1961, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1979.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Family Service Madison County, Anderson, 1964, president, 1967. Member Urban League of Madison County, Anderson, 1973—1977, president, 1976—1977. Active member Maplewood Cemetery Board, Madison County, since 1996, treasurer, 1998.

    District chairman Hillis for Congress Committee, Anderson, 1970—1980. Delegate Indiana State Republican Convention, Indianapolis, 1970—1992. Board directors American Red Cross, Anderson, 1981, 1988—1994, since 1997, vice president board directors, 1981, president board directors, 1993.

    President United Nations Association, Indiana, 1964—1970. Member of Anderson Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Defense Lawyers Association (committee chairman), Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Association Insurance Attorneys, Indiana State Bar Association (past committee chairman, delegate Madison County 1980-1997), Madison County Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Indiana University Alumni Association (board directors Alumni Club Madison County 1993-1996, president 1995-1996, Distinguished Alumni award 1998), International Platform Association, Sertoma (vice president, board directors Anderson chapter 1966-1968), Lincoln Lodge, Delta Theta Pi (secretary-treasurer 1957-1958), Blue Key, Alpha Kappa Psi (treasurer 1957-1958), Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Gamma Delta (board chapter advisors Delta Colony, Ball State University 1998—2001, president board chapter advisors 1998—2001, legate Beta Sigma chapter 2001).


    • Married Cecilia Ann Drilling, September 9, 1961. Children: Jeffrey, John, Greg.
    • father: John Elmer Scott
    • mother: Jane (Toner) Scott
    • spouse: Cecilia Ann Drilling
    • children: Jeffrey Scott
    • John Scott
    • Greg Scott
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