1899–1987

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portrait
Courtesy of
United Church Archives
UCCA 90.115/1757

Born: Ju­ly 16, 1899, To­ron­to, Ca­na­da.

Died: No­vem­ber 1, 1987, To­ron­to, Ca­na­da.

Buried: Mac­Pher­son Ce­me­te­ry, George­ville, Qué­bec, Can­ad­a.

Biography

Scott was a gra­du­ate of Knox Col­lege at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of To­ron­to (PhD).

Ordained a Unit­ed Church of Ca­na­da min­is­ter in 1926, he served in Long Branch, On­tar­io.

He went on to teach at Un­ion Col­lege (now the Van­cou­ver School of The­o­lo­gy), Van­cou­ver, Bri­tish Co­lum­bia; the Unit­ed The­o­lo­gi­cal Col­lege, Mc­Gill Un­i­ver­si­ty, Mon­tr­eal (where he was the first dean of the Fa­cul­ty of Di­vi­ni­ty/Re­li­gious Stu­dies); and Prince­ton The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, New Jer­sey (chair of the re­li­gion de­part­ment and Dan­forth Pro­fess­or of Re­li­gion).

He al­so served as pre­si­dent of the Fel­low­ship for a Chris­tian So­cial Or­der, and was a Roy­al Ca­na­di­an Air Force chap­lain in World War II.

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