Lewis Allaire Scott

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Lewis Allaire Scott (February 11, 1759 – March 17, 1798) was an American politician.


He was the son of John Morin Scott and Helena Rutgers Scott.

On January 18, 1785, he married Julianna Sitgreaves (sister of Samuel Sitgreaves), and their son was Mayor of Philadelphia John Morin Scott (1789–1858).

He was Secretary of State of New York from 1784 until his death in office.

He was buried at Trinity Church, New York.


  • [1] Political Graveyard
  • [2][permanent dead link] His ancestry, at Illian
  • [3] Descendants of Lewis Allaire Scott
  • Google Book The Lifes of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased by Henry Simpson (W. Brotherhead, Philadelphia, 1859, pages 867ff on Philadelphia Mayor J. M. Scott and his ancestors)
Political offices
Preceded by
John Morin Scott
Secretary of State of New York
Succeeded by
Daniel Hale