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Reuben M. Scott

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Description Albumen print on grey colored cabinet card of Reuben M. Scott.
Year Range from 1895
Year range to 1897
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view image of Reuben M. Scott. He wears a suit with overcoat and a tie.
Reuben Scott married Sarah Bishop March 29, 1852 in Winnebago County. Reuben M. Scott was born February 10, 1827 in Clarencevill, Quebec Canada. He immigrated to the US when 18 years old and settled in Menasha in 1848. He invested in Real estate and owned the Star Flouring Mill and the National Hotel in Menasha. He married Elizabeth Hanks in Vermont in February 1861. He was a contractor and built the Wisconsin Central Railroad between Menasha and Stevens Point in 1871. He died July 5, 1890.
Object ID P2002.3.196
Object Name cabinet card
People Scott, Reuben M.
Place Menasha, WI
Print size H=6 1/2 W=4 1/4 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Pioneers
Real estate business
Real estate development
Flour & meal industry
Hotels
Railroad construction & maintenance
Wisconsin Central Railroad
Title Reuben M. Scott
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