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Wendell Oliver Scott, Sr
Birth: Aug. 29, 1921
Death: Dec. 23, 1990

Auto Race Car Driver. He was the first African American stock car racer, beginning racing in NASCAR's Winston Cup Division in 1961. Richard Pryor portayed him in motion picture "Greased Lightening." In 1999 he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame. 
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  Mary Belle Coles Scott (1923 - 2015)
Cunningham Cemetery
Danville City
Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: Barb Watkins
Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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Wendell Oliver Scott, Sr
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Wendell Oliver Scott, Sr
Added by: Barb Watkins
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