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Whitfield Scott

W. Scott
Full Name: Whitfield Scott
Birth date: March 6, 1842
Death date: November 27, 1897

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887
  • House, 18th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Private, commanding officer Capt. John M. Stone, Company of Texas Calvary, Burford's Regiment, enlistment date 4/2/1862 in Waco, age 20. Whitfield Scott, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1880 - Winfield Scott, Kerrville, Kerr County, age 38, born circa 1842 in Mississippi, wool grower, wife Henrietta. FamilySearch . 1880
  • Confederate States Army, Adjutant, Company S, 19th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Whitfield Scott, birth date 3/6/1842, death date 11/27/1887, burial in Glen Rest Cemetery, Kerrville, Kerr County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, Captain Whitfield Scott, pp. 241-244. Born in Mississippi March 1842, died at the age of 45. Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1976 1975.
  • Biographical sketch, Whitfield Scott, p. 51. Born 3/6/1842 in Holmes County, Mississippi. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Confederate States Army, Adjutant, 19th Texas Regiment, Calvary, p. 51. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Death notice, "San Antonio Siftings," Richmond Opinion, 12/2/1887, p. 1, crediting San Jacinto Museum of History. "Hon. Whitfield Scott, member of the Eighteenth Legislature and prominently known over the State, died at Kerrville Sunday." Death date 11/27/1887. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, Whitfield Scott, p. 268. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
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