Samuel J. Scott (August 26, 1938 – March 5, 2021) was an engineer who was among the first four black engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center in 1962 after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh’s aeronautical engineering program and served as Assistant Director for structures at Langley. He later served as the president of The National Technical Association, chief engineer at the Newport News, Virginia Redeployment and Housing Authority, and a senior manager at Newport News Shipbuilding.
He was the last full-time life guard at the historically black, segregated Bay Shore Beach.
He died March 5, 2021, after a sudden illness. – Available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License from Wikipedia.