SCOTT, VERN, 1911-1995


Businessman, journalist. Born– Mar. 7, 1911, in Coldwater, Ala. Parents– M.C. and Millie Lou (Heaton) Scott. Education– self-educated after 8th grade. Mailman; sign painter; cinema manager; variety store owner; watch repairer; columnist for Talladega Daily Home and for Western Publications. Member– Alabama Writers Conclave; chairman Talladega Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee; honored by Helping Hand Club of Anniston, the City of Talladega, Talladega Co. Commission, Lt. Gov. George McMillan, and Gov. Fob James; received Award of Merit and Distinguished Service Award by Alabama Historical Commission; honored by Alabama legislature in declaring “Vern Scott Day in Alabama” in 1981. Died August 22, 1995.


Vern Scott and Lucy R. Barnett, Talladega, Ala.


Dr. Boswell Invents an Aeroplane. Talledega, Ala.; Talladega County Historical Association, 1986.

Rural Churches, Talladega County, Alabama. S.l.; s.n., 1980.


Talladega Town Tour. Talladega, Ala.; Talladega Historical Association, 1974.