John Walter (JW) Scott
(1907 - 1987)
John Walter (J.W.) Scott was active/lived in Connecticut, New York. John Scott is known for illustration, hunting, fishing, western.
Biography John Walter (J.W.) Scott
J. W. SCOTT (1907-1987)
John Walter Scott, Jr. was born on December 1, 1907 in Camden, New Jersey. His father of the same name was a second generation immigrant from Scotland, and was a draftsman at the Camden Shipyard. His mother was Helen L. Scott, who was of Irish ancestry. They lived at 7 Wood Street, which was one block from the busy riverfront piers. he and his father were avid fishermen. During the Great War his father rejoined the U.S.Army and attained the rank of Captain before dying in 1919. His mother took a job at the La France Tapestry Mill in Philadelphia, and in 1923 at age fifteen, he left school and began to work at the same mill. The mill operator offered free night school classes in various facets of mill work to h
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