J. Wallace Scott Jr., 69, a retired general in the Marine Corps Reserve who was board chairman of two Pennsylavania printing concerns, died Monday at his Centreville, Md., home following a heart attack. Of two Pennsylvania printing concerns, died Monday at his Centreville, Md., home following a heart attack.
Gen. Scott was board chairman of both the Globe Ticket Co., of Horsham. and the family printing concern of Alen, Lane, and Scott in Phildelphia.
A native of Elkon, Md., he was a graduate of the University of Maryland.
Called to active duty by the Marines in 1940, Gen. Scott served in Washington and the Mediterranean, before being ordered to the Pacific where he served as a battalion commander with the 1st Marine Division. He retired from active duty in 1946 with a Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. He retired from the Reserves in 1956 with the rank of brigadier general.
He joined the family business after the war and had been board chairman for the past eight years. He joined the board of Globe Ticket in 1957 and was named chairman of that company in 1971.
He moved to Centerville from Pennsylavania in 1968.
Gen. Scott was a member of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club and the Talbot County Country Club.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret O., of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Peter Pakradooni and Mrs. Gerald Roming, both of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Michael Corson, of Ocean View, N.J., and eight grandchildren.