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  Scott, W. Kerr
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameW. Kerr Scott
Address
Haw River, North Carolina , United States
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Born April 17, 1896
DiedApril 16, 1958 (61 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Sep 09, 2019 08:32pm
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InfoSCOTT, William Kerr, a Senator from North Carolina; born in Haw River, Alamance County, N.C., April 17, 1896; attended the public schools of Hawfields, N.C.; graduated from North Carolina State College at Raleigh in 1917; during the First World War served as a private in the Field Artillery, United States Army, in 1918; farmer and dairyman; Alamance County farm agent 1920-1930; master, North Carolina State Grange 1930-1933; regional director, Farm Debt Adjustment Program of Resettlement Administration 1934-1936

Commissioner of Agriculture (D-NC) 1937-1948. Supported Pres. Truman in the 1948 primaries and general election.

Governor (D-NC) 1949-1953. Was the leader of the moderate wing of the NC Democratic Party

US Senate (D-NC) 11/29/1954 to 4/16/1958

Died in Burlington NC, 4/16/1958; interment in Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery near Mebane, N.C.

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Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY
Son Robert W. "Bob" Scott 1929-2009
Granddaughter Meg Scott Phipps 0000-

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RACES
  11/02/1954 NC US Senate Won 65.90% (+31.79%)
  11/02/1954 NC US Senate - Special Election Won 100.00% (+99.99%)
  05/29/1954 NC US Senate - Special D Primary Won 49.34% (+1.80%)
  05/29/1954 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 50.77% (+4.12%)
  11/02/1948 NC Governor Won 73.16% (+46.74%)
  06/26/1948 NC Governor - D Runoff Won 54.36% (+8.73%)
  05/29/1948 NC Governor - D Primary Won 38.12% (+0.00%)
  11/07/1944 NC Commissioner of Agriculture Won 69.86% (+39.72%)
  11/05/1940 NC Commissioner of Agriculture Won 75.69% (+51.37%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Mar 17, 1955 NPA Reject