(1879 - 1960)
Cyril Kay-Scott was active/lived in New York, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri. Cyril KayScott is known for portraits of notables.
Biography Cyril Kay-Scott
The following, submitted October 2005, is from Lloyd Beldon Lacey of Enid, Oklahoma.
As a personal project I researched the life of Cyril Kay-Scott, partly
because I knew his Phyllois Crawford, his fourth wife very well when I lived in Santa Fe.
His real name was Frederick Creighton Wellman; he was the father of
Paul Wellman and Manly Wade Wellman, both well-known authors. He
abandoned his first family, and married a woman who was an accomplished
concert pianist. Then, leaving her, he "ran away" to South
America with a young
woman from New Orleans, at which time they decided to use false names,
presumably to escape being traced by her family. She became
Evelyn Scott, now recognized as an
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