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army officer

William Sherley Scott, American army officer.

Background

Scott, William Sherley was born on January 12, 1856 in McKinney, Texas, United States. Son of Colonel Thomas M. and Elizabeth M. (Sherley) Scott.

Education

Graduate United States Military Academy, 1880, Inf.

Career

General United States of America, Oct. Assistant Adjunct; general vols. Major A.A.G., Sept; chief Philippine Constabulary, 1903-1906.

General N.A., Aug; general regular army, Oct. Assistant Adjunct; general 7th Army Corps, 1898-1899. General Department of Tex.

General vols; Officer Legion of Honor (France), 1919.

Connections

Married Nelle Z. Hastings, November 30, 1887 (deceased).

father:
Colonel Thomas M. Scott

mother:
Elizabeth M. (Sherley) Scott

spouse:
Nelle Z. Hastings