J. Scott Wolff

Joseph Scott Wolff ( * June 14, 1878 in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, † February 27, 1958 in Kansas City, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1923 and 1925 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Scott Wolff attended the public schools of his home. During the Spanish- American War he served in a cavalry unit in the Philippines, where he remained until 1901. After his return, he settled in St. Louis, where he studied at the Washington University dentistry. After his 1905 was admitted as a dentist, he started in St. Louis and Festus to work as a dentist. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1907 and 1911, and again from 1915 to 1917, he served as Mayor of Festus. From 1913 to 1915 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri. After studying law at St. Louis College of Law and Finance and his 1923 was admitted to the bar he began to work in Festus in this profession while he was still active as a dentist at the same time.

In the congressional elections of 1922, Wolff was in the 13th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Marion E. Rhodes on March 4, 1923. Since he Republican Charles Edward Kiefner defeated in 1924, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1925. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Wolff moved to Kansas City, where he worked as a lawyer and dentist again. In 1957, he withdrew into retirement. Scott Wolff died on February 27, 1958 in Kansas City and was buried in his former residence Festus.