Frank Douglas SCOTT, Congress, MI (1878-1951)


SCOTT, Frank Douglas, a Representative from Michigan; born in Alpena, Alpena County, Mich., on August 25, 1878; attended the public schools; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1901; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Alpena; city attorney of Alpena in 1903 and 1904; city prosecutor 1906-1910; member of the State senate 1911-1914 and served as president pro tempore in 1913 and 1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1927); chairman, Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries (Sixty-ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1926; resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C.; died in Palm Beach, Fla., February 12, 1951; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Alpena, Mich.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present