Leslie M. Scott
|Leslie M. Scott|
|Oregon State Treasurer|
January 6, 1941 – January 3, 1949
|Preceded by||Walter Pearson|
|Succeeded by||Walter Pearson|
|Born||February 18, 1878
|Died||December 18, 1968
Leslie M. Scott (February 18, 1878 – December 18, 1968) was an American historian, newspaper publisher and Republican politician in Oregon. He served as Oregon State Treasurer from 1941-1949. He served as acting Governor of Oregon for a period in 1948. He was also president of the Portland, Oregon Chamber of Commerce.
Scott and his father, Oregonian editor Harvey W. Scott, compiled the six-volume A History of the Oregon Country. Leslie Scott served on the board of The Oregonian starting in 1939. In 1940, he was elected as a Republican to the office of State Treasurer, taking office on January 6, 1941. Scott won re-election to a second four-year term in 1944, and then left office on January 3, 1949.
- Family Search.com Family Group Record
- Family Search.com Individual Record
- The Political Graveyard, Index to Politicians: Scott, K to N
- http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=12924 The American Presidency Project, Harry S. Truman, Rear Platform and Other Informal Remarks in Oregon. June 11, 1948
- "Portland Saga". Time. 3 October 1938. Retrieved 2007-06-20.
- Historic Irvington: The Coleman-Scott House
- Scott, Harvey W.; Leslie M. Scott (1924). History of the Oregon Country. Cambridge: Riverside Press. p. 187.
- "Twins and Trusts". Time. 13 February 1939. Retrieved 2007-06-20.
- Oregon Blue Book: Treasurers of Oregon. Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved on March 26, 2008.
- Oregon National Register List
- Historic images of Leslie M. Scott from Salem Public Library