Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1919. A.M., Princeton, 1920, Doctor of Philosophy., 1922. Doctor of Letters, Southwestern U., Memphis, 1936.
Doctor of Laws, Boston University, 1941.
; children—William Scott, Agnes. Married second, Eleanor Carroll Chilton, April 11, 1933 (div. 1945); married 3d, Barbara Lutyens Wallace, June, 1945.
London correspondent Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville Times, 1929-1934. Author syndicated daily newspaper column, “Time and Tide” 1935-1939. Editor Louisville Courier-Journal, 1940-1942.
Literature editor English Review (London), 1930-1934. Special assistant to American ambassador, London. Director British div.
Office of War Information London, 1943-1946. Director Rupert Hart-Davis, Ltd., London, 1951-1963.
Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Served as seaman, later chief quartermaster United States Navy Reserve, 1917-1918, lieutenant commander 1942. Clubs: National Arts, Century (New York City).
Married Adeline Scott, February 6, 1918 (divorced 1933).; married second, Eleanor Carroll Chilton, April.; married 3d, Barbara Lutyens Wallace, June, 1945.
Children: William Scott, Agnes.