Harvey D. Scott

For other people with the same name, see Harvey Scott (disambiguation).

Harvey David Scott (October 18, 1818 – July 11, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born near Ashtabula, Ohio, Scott attended the public schools and the Asbury (now De Pauw) University at Greencastle, Indiana. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Terre Haute, Indiana. He held several local offices.

Scott was elected as an Indiana People's Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857). He resumed the practice of law. He served as judge of the circuit court of Vigo County (1881–1884). He moved to California in 1887 and died in Pasadena, California, on July 11, 1891. He was interred in Mountain View Cemetery.

Scott was the father of rhetorician Fred Newton Scott.



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    United States House of Representatives
    Preceded by
    John G. Davis
    Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
    from Indiana's 7th congressional district

    Succeeded by
    John G. Davis
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