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Museum director

Larry Zant Scott, museum director. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, 1986.


Scott, Larry Zant was born on July 18, 1952 in Plainview, Texas, United States. Son of James Zant and Ruth Lorene (Johnston) Scott.


Bachelor, Texas Tech University, 1974. Master of Arts in Museum of Science, Texas Tech University, 1979.


Curator, Museum of Big Bend Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas, 1979-1981;assistant director, John E. Conner Museum Texas Agricultural and Industrial U., Kingsville, Texas, 1981-1987;assistant professor, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, since 1987;director The Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky U., since 1987. Assessor Museum Assessment Program, American Association Museum, Washington, since 1990. Grant reader Institute Museum Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, since 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Cowboy Life in the Texas Big Bend, 1979. Editorial assistant Museum Forms Manual, 1980.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.


Leader council Boy Scouts American, Alpine, 1979-1980, Bowling Green, since 1991. Member Parks Master Plan Committee City of Kingsville, 1985. Member American Association Museum's, American Association State and Local History, Southeastern Museum Conference, Kentucky Association of Museum's, Texas State History Association, Kiwanis (president Kingsville chapter 1986-1987).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: research, collecting American Cowboy and regional folk music.


Married Patricia Ann Finnell, October 18, 1980. Children: Randolph Zant, Amanda Kate.

James Zant Scott

Ruth Lorene (Johnston) Scott

Patricia Ann Finnell

Randolph Zant Scott

Amanda Kate Scott