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The scion of a wealthy Florida family, Greenberg, now 36, had swept into the Seminole County tax collector’s office in 2016 with a partially self-funded campaign, defeating longtime incumbent and fellow Republican Ray Valdes on the promise of reform.How the Justice Department came to investigate Rep. Matt Gaetz|Matt Zapotosky, Michael Scherer|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
The contemporary State Department is the scion of America’s first intelligence and diplomatic organization, the Committee of Secret Correspondence.Mixing diplomacy and spying would be poor strategy for U.S.|Jeff Rogg|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Grafting a scion — the flowering, fruiting part of a plant — onto established rootstock can help young fruit trees or vines bear fruit earlier and improve their resistance to pests and disease.Plant Cells of Different Species Can Swap Organelles|Viviane Callier|January 20, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Also, as a scion of the Hyatt Hotels family fortune, Microsoft board member, and founder of the Chicago-based PSP Partners investment firm, Pritzker has a nonpareil grasp on the implications for business and investors.Q&A: Former Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker talks America’s R&D problem, taxes, and the country’s economic outlook|rhhackettfortune|October 11, 2020|Fortune
He was a scion of immense wealth, a civil rights activist, and an art collector and patron.
The party will need to do much, much more than replace one scion with another if it is ever to come back to national prominence.
The rock star scion became one of the loudest voices of her generation; prolific on social media and in the British press.Peaches Geldof, Daughter of Rock Star Bob Geldof, Dies at 25|Nico Hines, Tom Sykes|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A DuPont family scion was convicted of sexually assaulting his daughter but received no jail time.
Sharif, 63, was born into money as the scion of a very wealthy family in Lahore.
Such an alliance was not to be tolerated for a moment, in connection with the last scion of his name and race.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Personally, I enjoyed the frank, untrammelled and prodigiously accomplished scion of a vulgar race.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Doctor Bataille, poor man, is the scion of an ordinary ancestry within the narrow limits of flesh and blood.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
The compulsory subdivision of estates at the death of the owner enables every scion to live, if not to thrive, on the home stock.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Why, I assumed that your quest of the quack's scion would have trained you down fit for anything.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams