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David Winfield Scott, American Artist, consultant. Captain United States Air Force, 1945. Member Cosmos Club.

Background

Scott, David Winfield was born on July 10, 1916 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Benjamin David and Edith May (Romig) Scott.

Education

AB, Harvard College, 1938. Master of Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1940. Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1960. Doctor of Fine Arts, Corcoran School Art, 1991.

Career

Instructor art, Riverside (California) Junior College, 1940-1941; from lecturer to professor, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1947-1963; director, National Collection Fine Art, Washington, 1964-1969; planning officer, National Gallery Art, Washington, 1969-1984; acting director, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington, 1990; artist, consultant, private practice, White Haven, Maryland., since 1991. Consultant in field.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1945. Member Cosmos Club.

Connections

Married Tirsa Lilia Saavedra, July 10, 1947 (deceased January 1986). Children: Tirsa Margaret, Edith Elizabeth. Married Doris Jean Fitch White, August 19, 1988.

father:
Benjamin David Scott

mother:
Edith May (Romig) Scott

spouse:
Doris Jean Fitch White

spouse:
Tirsa Lilia Saavedra

child:
Tirsa Margaret Scott

child:
Edith Elizabeth Scott