President Scott was called to preside over the Atlanta Georgia Temple in 1992.
Gerald L. Scott, 65, Chamblee-Dunwoody Ward, Roswell Georgia Stake, called as president of the Georgia Atlanta Temple, succeeding Pres. A. Harold Goodman. Pres. Scott's wife, Betty Endres Scott, will serve as temple matron. Pres. Scott, a temple sealer, served as mission president, regional representative, stake president, stake president's counselor and high councilor. A retired food manufacturing executive, he received a bachelor's degree form George Washington University, and a master's degree from the University of Missouri. He was born in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Kenneth Leroy and Mary Eliza Whittle Scott. Sister Scott, a temple worker, is a former stake Relief Society president, stake Primary president's counselor, ward Relief Society and Young Women president and regional welfare council adviser. She was born in Kansas City, Mo., to William Payne and Lora Lenora Benson Endres.
-LDS Church News, 13 June 1992