Hometown: Madisonville, KY (High)
Position: G Playing Height: 5-10 Playing Weight: 155
Date of Birth: September 5, 1892
Date of Death: June 13, 1971
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Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Football]
Post-UK Career Notes:
Served in the Military
Obituary - Herschel Scott, Santa Maria (CA) Times (June 16, 1971)
A memorial service for Mr. Herschel Scott, 78, who died Sunday in St. George, Utah on return from a trip to Madisonville, Ken., will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in St. Peter's Episcopal Church with the Rev. J. Stanley Parke officiating.
Private interment will take place in Santa Maria Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary. Friends, if they wish, may make memorials to the Heart Fund or their favorite charity.
Mr. Scott was born Sept. 5, 1892 in Madisonville, Ken. and last resided at 800 S. McClelland Street. Before retiring in 1964, he was manager of the Wallar Franklin Seed Company. He began working for the company in 1922.
Mr. Scott graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1915 and was a life member of the Alumni Association. He received his Masters Degree in Agronomy from Kansas State College.
Mr. Scott has been a board member of the Santa Barbara County School Board since 1956. He was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and a member of the Santa Maria Rotary Club since 1923, serving as president in 1934. Mr. Scott was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was a charter life member of the Santa Maria Elks Lodge No. 1538, a life member of the Guadalupe American Legion Post 371, a member of the Mizpah Chapter No. 100 OES and patron of the chapter in 1941, a member of Al Malaikah Temple in Los Angeles, the Santa Maria Shrine Club, the Royal Arch Masons, Fidelity Chapter No. 96; the Knights of the Templar, San Luis Obispo Commandery No. 27 and a member of the Clandestine Masonry in 1946.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Maude A. Scott of the home address; two daughters, Mrs. Sally Feistel of Los Altos Hills and Mrs. Roberta Laurenti of Columbus, Ind.; a brother, George Scott of San Luis Obispo; two sisters, Mrs. Annie McGaw of Madisonville, Ken and Mrs. Susan Loynes of Long Beach; five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.