Published Online: December 1, 2009
Published in Print: December 2, 2009, as Chicago Board President Remembered

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Chicago Board President Remembered

Michael Scott, 60, the president of the Chicago board of education, was remembered at services last month for his lengthy record of community service. His body was found Nov. 16 partially submerged in the Chicago River with a .380-caliber handgun nearby. The Cook County medical examiners office says he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Chicago police are continuing their investigation, but haven't found evidence that Mr. Scott was the victim of a crime.

Vol. 29, Issue 13, Page 5

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