Scott was born in Fayette county Illinois in the old Harris home ten miles northwest of Adelia Illinois. His family Traveled to San Fransisco by Emigrant train then up the pacific coast by steam ship arriving in notheast Washington in 1882.
Mr. Harris moved to Union county Oregon in 1883 and on to Elgin Oregon in 1890 he was Eleven years old at this time.
Mr. Harris Graduated in 1900 the first Pharmacist to graduate from Oregon State School of Pharmacy.
Mr. Harris Married Josephine McConnell in 1912. He owned and operated the Elgin City Drug Store from 1905 to 1921.
Mr. Harris was a respected member of the community and his Dedication to the Community still lives on to this day.