Francis Reginald Scott

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-01-1899

Died: 01-30-1985

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Appointed from Canada, 1940:

SCOTT, FRANCIS REGINALD:  Appointed for the preparation of a book on the nature and development of the Canadian constitution, describing the principles underlying the Canadian constitution and analyzing the problems that have arisen in the field of Dominion-Provincial relations in recent years; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1940.

Born August 1, 1899, at Quebec, Canada.  Education:  Bishop’s University, B.A., 1919; University of Oxford, B.A., 1922, B. Litt., 1923 (Rhodes Scholar, Magdalen College); McGill University, B.C.L., 1927.

Assistant Professor of Federal and Constitutional Law, 1928–29, Associate Professor, 1929–34, Professor of Civil Law, 1934—, McGill University.

Publications:  the Quebec Succession Duties Act  (with others), 1930; Labour Conditions in the Men’s Clothing Industry (with others), 1935; Canada Today, 1939; La Canada d’Aujourd’hui, 1939. Articles in Canadian Forum, Queen’s Quarterly, Proceedings of the Canadian Political Science Association, Foreign Affairs, League for Social Reconstruction Pamphlets, Le Droit Civil Français, Toronto Saturday Night, Canadian Bar Review, University of Toronto Quarterly, London Times. Contributor to Social Planning for Canada, 1935; New Provinces, 1936; Democracy Needs Socialism, 1938.


Photograph credit: William Notman & Son Ltd.