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William Lawrence Scott

railroad and coal magnate , congressman

William Lawrence Scott, American railroad and coal magnate, congressman. member United States House of Representatives from New York, 49th-50th congresses, 1885-1889.

Background

Scott, William Lawrence was born on July 2, 1828 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Robert James and Mary Ann (Lewis) Scott.

Career

Organizer extension of Chgo. Delegate National.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 49th-50th congresses, 1885-1889.

Connections

Married Mary Tracy, September 19, 1853, at least 2 children.

father:
Robert James Scott

mother:
Mary Ann (Lewis) Scott

spouse:
Mary Tracy