|Name||W. Kerr Scott|
Haw River, North Carolina , United States
|| April 17, 1896
|Died||April 16, 1958
Jun 15, 2020 01:05pm
|Info||SCOTT, 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.