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Rex W. Scouten
File:File:Rex Scouten and Ted Graber.jpg
Left, with interior designer Ted Graber in 1989
White House Curator

In office
1986–1997
President Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
Preceded by Clement Ellis Conger
Succeeded by Betty C. Monkman
7th White House Chief Usher

In office
1969–1986
President Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Preceded by James B. West
Succeeded by Gary J. Walters
Personal details
Born (1924-09-16)September 16, 1924
Snover, Michigan, U.S.
Died February 20, 2013(2013-02-20) (aged 88)
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.

Rex Wayne Scouten (September 16, 1924 – February 20, 2013) was the White House Chief Usher from 1969 to 1986, and White House Curator from 1986 to 1997.

Born in Snover, Michigan,[1][2] Scouten served in the United States Army during World War II. He graduated from Michigan State University. From 1947 to 1960, he served in the United States Secret Service. From 1960 to 1969, he was an assistant White House usher. Scouten was the White House Chief Usher from March 1969[3] to January 1986,[4] and the White House Curator from 1986 to 1997.

He died in Fairfax, Virginia on February 20, 2013.[5]

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