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Scott Cordelle Bone (15 February 1860-26 January 1936) was the Republican Governor of the Alaska Territory from 15 June 1921 to 16 June 1925, succeeding Thomas Riggs Jr. and preceding George Alexander Parks.


Scott Cordelle Bone was born in Shelby County, Indiana in 1860, and he worked as a journalist, editing the Washington Post, founding the Washington Herald, and editing the Seattle Intelligencer. He also became involved in Republican politics, serving as chairman of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, delegate-at-large to the Republican National Convention, director of publicity for the Republican National Committee, and as his friend President Warren G. Harding's Governor of the Alaska Territory from 1921 to 1925. He died in Santa Barbara, California in 1936.