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Collection of Materials about Joseph Scott LSC.0776
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Description
Joseph Scott (1867-1958) practiced law in Los Angeles, California, was the president of the school board (1906-11), director (1907-18) and president of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (1910), a member of the Charter Revision Committee (1902), president of the Los Angeles Community Chest (1931-35) and of the California Conference of Social Work (1935-36), and dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law. The collection consists of Scott's correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, newspaper and magazine ephemera, banquet programs, and audio recordings.
Background
Scott was born on July 16, 1867 in Penrith, England. He attended Ushaw College in Durham and University of London, after which he came to the U.S. in 1889. He earned his AM (1893) and LL.D, from the St. Bonaventure College, Allegheny, New York (1914). In 1894 he was admitted to the bar and began practice in Los Angeles, California thereafter. Scott was president of the school board from 1906 to 1911. Scott was also an active member of the board of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, serving as its director from 1907 until 1918 and as its president in 1910. In 1902 Scott was a noted member of the Charter Revision Committee. He was president of the Los Angeles Community Chest from 1931 until 1935 and of the California Conference of Social Work from 1935 to 1936. Scott was also dean and dean emeritus of Loyola of Los Angeles School of Law; and he was appointed Privy Chamberlain of the Sword and Cape by Pope Pius XII. Scott died on March 24, 1958.
Extent
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
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