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Stuart Nash Scott, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1932, District of Columbia 1947. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service medal Navy Department, 1944. Former board directors Wooster School, Columbia School Social Work, The Hudson Fund. Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1971-1974), New York State Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Association Bar City New York (chairman of the executive committee 1967-1968).

Background

Scott, Stuart Nash was born on December 6, 1906 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William Amasa and Nellie Irene (Nash) Scott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1927;Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1930.

Career

Assistant professor, Harvard University Law School, 1930-1931;associate, Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood (and predecessor), New York City, 1931-1941;partner, Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood (and predecessor), New York City, 1941-1987;of counsel, Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood (and predecessor), New York City, 1987-1992. Counsel French Purchasing Commission, 1939-1940, Bureau aeronautics, Navy Department, 1941-1944. General counsel Surplus War Property Administration, 1944.

Chairman New York State Temporary Commission to Study Government Operations in New York City, 1971-1973. United States ambassador to Portugal, 1974-1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1932, District of Columbia 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Harvard Law Review, 1928-1930.

Membership

Former board directors Wooster School, Columbia School Social Work, The Hudson Fund. Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1971-1974), New York State Bar Association (president 1970-1971), Association Bar City New York (chairman executive committee 1967-1968) Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Son of William Amasa and Nellie Irene (Nash) S. M. Katherine L. Miller, September 5, 1928. 1 daughter, Susan Miller Scott Porter.

father:
William Amasa Scott

mother:
Nellie Irene (Nash) Scott

spouse:
Katherine L. Miller