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Lawyer , corporate executive

Willard Philip Scott, American lawyer, corporate executive. Bar: New York 1934, District of Columbia 1934, Oklahoma 1969.


Scott, Willard Philip was born on January 8, 1909 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Wirt Stanley and Mabel Lynne (Rond) Scott.


Bachelor of Arts with honors, Ohio State University, 1930;Bachelor of Laws (dean's scholar), Columbia, 1933.


Partner, Oliver & Donnally, New York City, 1938-1965;Director, American Potash & Chemical Corporation, 1951-1994;vice president, American Potash & Chemical Corporation, 1955-1968;vice Chairman of the Board, American Potash & Chemical Corporation, 1968-1994;vice president, general counsel, Kerr-McGee Corporation, 1968-1973;vice president finance, Kerr-McGee Corporation, 1973-1975;senior vice president, Kerr-McGee Corporation, 1973-1975;consultant, Kerr-McGee Corporation, 1975-1985. General counsel National Association Mutual Savings Banks and Savings Banks Association New York, 1945-1960. Counsel bondholders committees railroad reorganization C. & N.-W. Railway, Soo Line, Alton, B. & M. R.R., C., M., St. P. & P. Railway, Florida East Coast, Central New Jersey, D. & H. R.R.

Director 1st National Bank & Trust Company of OklahomaCity, Transocean Drilling Company Ltd., Bikita Minerals Ltd.


  • Bar: New York 1934, District of Columbia 1934, Oklahoma 1969.



Trustee, Scarsdale, New York, 1951-1955, police commissioner, acting mayor, 1953-1955, mayor, 1955-1957, member board appeals, 1957-1968. Board directors Oklahoma City Allied Arts Foundation, Oklahoma City Symphony Society. Trustee Oklahoma Science and Arts Foundation.

Board advisers Mercy Hospital. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Southwestern Legal Foundation. Member International Bar Association (patron), American Bar Association (commission on corporate laws 1947-1994, chairman section corporate banking and business law 1960-1961, house of deals 1961-1962, chairman committee educational programs), New York Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, American Law Institute, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Clubs: Union League, Madison Square Garden (New York City). Metropolitan (Washington). Scarsdale Golf; Oklahoma City Golf and Country (O, Beacon, Whitehall.

University (Chicago). California (Los Angeles).


Married Lucille Westrom, June 27, 1936 (dec). Children: Robert W., David W., Anne L. Married Virginia J. Field, October 30, 1987.

Wirt Stanley Scott

Mabel Lynne (Rond) Scott

Lucille Westrom

Virginia J. Field

Robert W. Scott

David W. Scott

Anne L. Scott