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Walter Quincy Scott

Walter Quincy Scott
Walter Quincy Scott, c.1883

2nd president (June 21, 1881 – June 20, 1883)
Born: December 19, 1845
Died: May 9, 1917

Walter Quincy Scott Papers

Walter Scott, a native of Dayton, attended Union Theological Seminary and Lafayette College after serving in the Fourth Iowa Calvary in the Civil War. In 1874, he became pastor of Arch Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and in 1878 was called to Wooster College as professor of mental and moral philosophy and political economy.

Updated June 2013