Russell Cecil Scott
   
   
   
 

      HSC Honorary Member

 


Russell Cecil Scott

Russell Cecil Scott, a native of Richmond, Virginia, is the son of Frederic Robert Scott, II and Elizabeth Barnett Cecil.  Mr. Scott attended St. Christopher’s School in Richmond.  He completed his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University, and his M.S. in Engineering at Princeton University. He is married to Anne Addison Scott, and has three children: Russell Cecil Scott, Jr., Helen MacLaren Scott, and William Norwood Scott

Mr. Scott served on active duty in the Naval Reserve in World War II and the Korean War, and retired with the rank of Commander.  He worked as an aerospace engineer in the development of guided missiles for Navy contractors for over twenty years and was later a lobbyist for non- profit conservation groups. Additionally, Mr. Scott served the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Associate Commissioner of Marine Resources and as chairman of the Virginia Boating Advisory Board.


Society Memberships
* Society of the Cincinnati
* Society of Colonial Wars (Honorary Governor General)
* Order of First Families of Virginia 1607-1624/5
* National Gavel Society              
* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty (Founding Member)
* Order of the Descendants of Colonial Cavaliers (Member of the Council)
* Order of Founders and Patriots in America (Chaplain of the Virginia
   Society)
* General Society Sons of the Revolution (former member of the Council of
   the Virginia Society) 
* Jamestowne Society
* Military Order of the Stars and Bars


Other Notes
Mr. Scott served for thirty-six years as an Operational Member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, conducting many successful search and rescue missions in tidewater Virginia. He was Commodore of the Virginia Yacht Club on two occasions, and piloted his own boats from Chesapeake Bay south to the sandy beaches of Florida and the Bahamas, and north to the rocky coast of Maine.

Additionally, Mr. Scott is an Honorary Trustee of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and has served as a Director and Vice President of the James River Association, as well as a Director of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.

Mr. Scott is a member the Commonwealth Club (Richmond), the Country Club of Virginia, the Richmond German, and the University Cottage Club (Princeton).

He has served as Deacon, Elder, and Trustee of Second Presbyterian Church in Richmond, as well as Trustee, Vice President, and President of Westminster Presbyterian Homes, Inc., a church- related corporation dedicated to developing continuing care communities (CCC) in Virginia.  Mr. Scott has also served as a trustee of Westminster Canterbury Richmond, the first of five similar CCC facilities.

   
   
   
 
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