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Scott C. Bone

Scott C. BoneAKA Scott Cordelle Bone

Born: 15-Feb-1860
Birthplace: Shelby County, IN
Died: 27-Jan-1936
Location of death: Santa Barbara, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1921-25

It was Governor Bone who ordered a relay of dog teams to transport diphtheria antitoxin to Nome in 1925 to thwart a threatened epidemic, a mission now memorialized by the Iditarod sled dog race.

Father: Alfred Plummer Bone
Mother: Louisa Deacon
Sister: Child Bone
Brother: Alfred Rufus Bone
Brother: John Crawford Bone
Wife: Mary Worth (m. 5-Jun-1887, d. 24-Jun-1948, two daughters, five sons)

    High School: Shelbyville High School (1876)

    Governor of Alaska Territorial (1921-25)
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editor
    American Red Cross
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Gridiron Club

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