Hall of Fame Member Biographies

Angelo Cyrus Scott

Angelo Cyrus Scott arrived in Oklahoma Station on April 22nd, 1889. One of the few intellectuals in Oklahoma Territory, he was a member of the territorial legislature and helped write Oklahoma's constitution. From 1899 to 1908, Scott was president of the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, now Oklahoma State University. At statehood, he resigned his A&M presidency and joined the faculty of Oklahoma City University. In 1912, he became the University of Oklahoma’s Director of Extension Lectures. Returning to OCU in 1923, he retired in 1931. Scott was a founding member of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and the YMCA. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 1994.