Scott, John Morin (1858-1945)
Son of Lewis Allaire Scott (1819-1896)
Grandson of John Morin Scott, mayor of Philadelphia during 1840's riots, who lived on Washington Square and was an Athenaeum shareholder (Share #181) from 1816-1863.
Married Anna F. Barker
Oct. 8, 1923-Elected Vice President of the Athenaeum
Oct. 14, 1924-Selected to present the Athenaeum address to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
Dec. 21, 1925-ELected President of Athenaeum at special meeting to succeed George Harrison Fosher on his death.
32" x 40.5"
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. William Wightman Phillips
General Collection, Museum Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia