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Scott Cardelle Bone

editor , governor

Scott Cardelle Bone, American editor, governor. Decorated Order of Sacred Treasure (Japan). Member Disciples of Christ.

Background

Bone, Scott Cardelle was born on February 15, 1860 in Shelby Company, Indiana, United States. Son of Alfred P. and Louisa (Deacon) Bone.

Education

Public schools and high schools.

Career

With Indianapolis newspapers, 1881-1888. Then with the Washington (District of Columbia) Post, first as news editor and then managing editor, for 17 years. Editor and principal owner of The Washington Herald, October 8, 1906-January 17, 1911.

Editor-in-chief Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 1911-1918. Chairman Alaska Bureau Seattle Chamber of Commerce, 1914-1915. Delaware at large, Republican National Convention, 1916.

Director publicity Republican National Committee, 1919-1920. Governor of Alaska, 1921-1925. Life member American Red Cross.

Works

  • Author: Alaska, Its Past, Present, Future. Chechahco and Sourdough, a Story of Alaska, 1926. Sketches of Statesmen, and Political Reminiscences.

Membership

Member Disciples of Christ.

Connections

Married Mary Worth, June 15, 1887. Children: Paul Myers, Roger Morse, Mildred (Mistress.

father:
Alfred P. Bone

mother:
Louisa (Deacon) Bone

spouse:
Mary Worth

children:
Paul Myers Bone

Roger Morse Bone

Mildred (Mrs Bone