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William Paul Scott

William Paul Scott, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Civil litigation, generalCommercial, consumer (including collections, credit)General practicelawyer. Recipient George Washington Honor medal Freedoms Foundation, 1970, 72. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1946-1950; Member Minnesota Bar Association, TROA, Mensa, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV, American Legion, Reserve Officers Association.


Scott, William Paul was born on November 8, 1928 in Staples, Minnesota, United States.


American Library Association, University of Minnesota, 1949. B.S.L., St. Paul College Law, 1952, Juris Doctor, 1954. 1 son, Jason Lee; stepchildren: Thomas J. (deceased), Terri L. Weeding-Berg.


Attorney, right of way division Minnesota Hwy Department, 1945-1952, civil engineer, traffic and safety division, 1953-1955. Practice law Arlington, Minnesota, 1955-1961, Gaylord, 1963-1967. Senior partner Scott Law Offices and predecessors, Pipestone, from 1967.

Probate, juvenile judge Sibley County, Minnesota, 1956-1961. Minnesota public examiner, 1961-1963. County attorney Sibley County, 1963-1968, city attorney, Pipestone, 1979-2002.


Sibley County Republican chairman, 1961. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1946-1950, from Second lieutenant to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve, 1950-1988, retired. Member MOAA, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV, Minnesota Bar Association, Mensa, American Legion, Military Officers Association American.


Married Elsie Elaine Anderson, February 7, 1968. Children: Jason Lee, William P., Mark D., Brian D., Scott. Stepchildren: Thomas J. (deceased), Terri L. Weeding-Berg.