D'Arcy Scott

Politician

1872 – 1926

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Who was D'Arcy Scott?

D'Arcy Scott, the son of Sir Richard William Scott, was mayor of Ottawa from 1907 to 1908.

Scott was a prominent Ottawa lawyer. He played an important role in the construction of Union Station, now the Government Conference Centre in Ottawa. In 1908 he was appointed chief assistant commissioner of the Board of Railway Commissioners, the predecessor of the Canadian Transportation Agency.

In his youth Scott was an active member of the Ottawa Canoe Club and a competitive paddler; in 1893 and 1897 he won the American Canoe Association paddling championship and in 1894 and 1895 he placed second.

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Born
Mar 8, 1872
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Died
Oct 1, 1926

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on July 23, 2013

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