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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




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1903-1904 Representative Republican
1905-1906 Representative Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia


06/22/1868 - 01/17/1945

SCOTT, Dr. Robert Burns, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, June 22, 1868 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, Bloomsburg Literary Institute and Normal School (now Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania); graduated, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 1891; M.D., Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), 1896; engaged, drug business; physician; elected, common council, city of Philadelphia; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1902 and 1904; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1906); chief appraiser, Inheritance Tax Division, Register of Wills office, Philadelphia; president, Robert B. Scott Building and Loan Association; died, January 17, 1945 in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania; interred, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.