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Walter Canfield Scott

Clergyman

Walter Canfield Scott, American clergyman. Mason (K.T., 32°, Shriner; decorated by Supreme Council for Meritorious Service, 1939), Odd; Club: Hamilton (Chicago.

Background

Scott, Walter Canfield was born on February 6, 1869 in Barry, Illinois, United States. Son of David Richard and Julia (Canfield) Scott.

Education

Student Northwestern Normal Sch (Geneseo, Illinois) and Jennings Seminary (Aurora, Illinois). Northwestern University and Garrett Biblical Institute, 1893-1897. Doctor of Divinity, Philomath College, Oregon, 1919.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1891. Pastor Batavia, Illinois, 1911-1915, Naperville, Illinois, 1912-1915, Normal Park Church, Chicago, 1915-1919, Sheridan Road Church, Chicago, 1919-1922. Staff representative Board of Education of Methodist Episcopal Church, department finance, Chicago, 1922-1925.

Field secretary Church and Institutional Financing, also of Methodist Ministers’ Sons and Daus. Society; counselor for personal and estate memorials and memorials with a perpetuity. Lecturer. Director Schiller Piano Company (Oregon, Illinois).

Membership

Mason (K.T., 32°, Shriner. Decorated by Supreme Council for Meritorious Service, 1939), Odd. Club: Hamilton (Chicago.

Connections

Married Edith Blanche Jones, November 19, 1898. Children: Mildred Mae (Mistress E. S. Townsend), Mabel Edith (Mistress C. Hortley Buke), Walter Brockway, David Frederick.

father:
David Richard Scott

mother:
Julia (Canfield) Scott

spouse:
Edith Blanche Jones

child:
David Frederick Scott

child:
Mildred Mae Scott (Mistress E. S. Townsend)

child:
Walter Brockway Scott

child:
Mabel Edith Scott (Mistress C. Hortley Buke)