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JOHN R. K. SCOTT


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1899-1900 Republican
1909-1910 Republican
1911-1912 Republican
1913-1914 Republican
1919-1920 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

07/06/1873 - 12/09/1945

SCOTT, John Roger Kirkpatrick, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, July 6, 1873 in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pa.; graduated, Central High School, 1893; attended, Law Department, University of Pennsylvania;  lawyer (1895-1945); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1898; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1900); reelected to the House in 1908, 1910, and 1912; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1914); elected, United States Congress (1915-1919); resigned from Congress, January 5, 1919; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor (1918); reelected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1919 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1920); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (April 28, 1936-1936) died, December 9, 1945 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
 


After 5 session(s) serving in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, JOHN R. K. SCOTT went on to serve in congress