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Harvey Whitefield Scott
Birth: Feb. 1, 1838
Groveland
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1910
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Journalist. Born in Illinois, his family traveled the Oregon Trail in 1852, losing his mother and a brother on the route. He served in the Yakima Indian War from 1855 to 1856, studied law, became a reporter, and eventually editor of "The Oregonian" newspaper in 1865. graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon in 1863 becoming that institution's first graduate.
By 1900 he had risen to prominence in his journalism field, and was named the director of the Associated Press, a capacity he served in from 1900 to 1910, He strongly opposed women's sufferage through his position with the press and editor of the paper, although his sister, Abigail Scott Duniway, was an active suffragette in Oregon, Idaho and Washington. He died in 1910, two years before women were granted the right to vote. (bio by: RB) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Tucker Scott (1809 - 1880)
  Ann Roelofson Scott (1811 - 1852)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Alice Nicklin Scott (1834 - 1875)*
  Margaret McChesney Scott (1850 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  John Harvey Scott (1868 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Lawrence Scott (1831 - 1833)*
  Mary Frances Scott Cook (1833 - 1930)*
  Abigail Scott Duniway (1834 - 1915)*
  Margaret Ann Scott Fearnside (1836 - 1865)*
  Harvey Whitefield Scott (1838 - 1910)
  Catherine Amanda Scott Coburn (1839 - 1913)*
  Harriet Louise Scott McCord Palmer (1841 - 1930)*
  John Henry Scott (1843 - 1862)*
  Edward Scott (1845 - 1845)*
  Sarah "Maria" Scott Kelty (1847 - 1901)*
  William Neill Scott (1848 - 1852)*
  Alice Scott (1851 - 1851)*
  Ellen Rhoda Scott LaTourette (1855 - 1943)**
  Ward Beecher Scott (1863 - 1895)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
 
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Record added: May 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22117
Harvey Whitefield Scott
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Harvey Whitefield Scott
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Harvey Whitefield Scott
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- elaine bailey
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
Blessings and peace to you, Harvey. Although I respectfully disagree with your position on Women's Rights, I'll hope you've come around by now. You traveled the Oregon Trail the same year as my ancestors, the Kibbeys and Womacks.
- Ghost Town Gal
 Added: Jul. 28, 2011
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