Scott, William Anderson, Dd, Lld
Scott, William Anderson, D.D., LL.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Rock Creek, Bedford County, Tennessee, January 31, 1813. He was converted at fifteen, licensed to preach at seventeen, and immediately began his itinerant ministry. He graduated from Cumberland College, Kentucky, in 1833, studied one year at Princeton Theological Seminary, was ordained in 1835, labored several years as missionary and teacher in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee; pastor at Nashville in 1838; at Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1840; New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1843; San Francisco, California, from 1855 to 1861; travelled in Europe, and served as pastor at Birmingham, England; at New York city in 1863; and at San Francisco from 1870 until his death, January 14, 1885. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1885, page 30.