William Z Scott
Born July 4, 1916, Lansford, Carbon County, the son of Dr. William C. and Mellie Zimmerman Scott. Educated at Lansford High School, Valley Forge Military Academy, Lafayette College, University of Pennsylvania Law School; member Carbon County bar; Captain, Merrill’s Marauders, Burma Campaign; received Purple Heart, Infantry Combatmen’s Badge, and Presidential Citation. Served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1946-1954; state Senate, 1955 to 1966; director PLCB, 1966-1967. Passed away November 4, 1993. WWII Purple Heart.