07/04/1916 - 11/04/1993

SCOTT, William Z., a Representative from Carbon County; born July 4, 1916 in Lansford, Carbon County, Pa.; graduated, Lansford High School; graduated, Valley Forge Military Academy; A.B., Lafayette College; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania Law School; captain, 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), United States Army (1942-1946, World War II; Bronze Star, Infantry Combatsman badge, Purple Heart and Presidential Citation recipient); attorney; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1947 term and served 4 consecutive terms; appointed, Joint Legislative Committee on Penal Laws (1947-1948); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1954); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1955-1966); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (1963-1966); appointed, Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (1965-1966); elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1956); appointed, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (1966-1974); died, November 4, 1993 in Pocono Manor, Monroe Township, Pennsylvania; interred, Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

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