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William H. Scott,

farmer, York Township, member of board of county commissioners, was born on his present farm in 1843, and is a son of Zachariah Scott. He grew up on the farm, and in 1877 married Jennie, daughter of John Bates, an old resident of the county. He owns 500 acres of land, and is one of the substantial farmers of the county. He was elected county commissioner in the fall of 1884, and is now serving in that capacity. He resides on the old homestead, and is a member of the Masonic lodge. He has two children, Edna and Theo, both daughters. Mrs. Scott is deceased.