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Watson, A to B

WATSON (Soundex W325) — See also BATSON, BEATSON, CATSONIS, CHIANG-WATSON, GATSON, LATSON, MATSON, SAWTON, SEVATSON, WASON, WATON, WATSON-CHANG, WATSON-FRITH, WATSTEIN, WATTSON, WHITSON.

  Watson, A. A. — of Savannah, Hardin County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, A. B. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, A. E. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, A. R. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, A. T. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Watson, Albert — of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1932; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Albert Leisenring (1876-1960) — Born in Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pa., December 6, 1876. U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1929-55; took senior status 1955. Died December 20, 1960 (age 84 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Watson, Albert William (1922-1994) — also known as Albert Watson — of South Carolina. Born in Sumter, Sumter County, S.C., August 30, 1922. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1955-58, 1960-62; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1963-71; candidate for Governor of South Carolina, 1970. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Lions; Woodmen. Died September 25, 1994 (age 72 years, 26 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Claude A. Watson and Eva (Clark) Watson; married, May 24, 1948, to Lillian Audrey Williams.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, Alexander Fletcher (b. 1939) — of Maryland. Born in 1939. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, 1986-89. Still living as of 1993.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Watson, Alfred E. — Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1884-86. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Alfred E. (c.1875-1960) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1875. Republican. Funeral director; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1923; defeated, 1927. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., September 30, 1960 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Ada Page.
  Watson, Allene R. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Watson, Andrew J. — of Pennsylvania. Constitutional candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1970; Constitutional candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 17th District, 1972; Constitutional candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Watson, Archibald R. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arnold — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arnold B. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Mayor of Northampton, Mass., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur — of White Sulphur Springs, Meagher County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur A. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur C. — of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952 (alternate), 1960, 1968. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur G. — U.S. Vice Consul in Aden, as of 1916-29. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Arthur Kittredge (1919-1974) — also known as Arthur K. Watson; Dick Watson — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Summit, Union County, N.J., April 23, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; president (1954-63) and chairman (1963-70) of IBM World Trade Corporation; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1970-72. Died in New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn., July 26, 1974 (age 55 years, 94 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas John Watson, Sr. (1874-1956) and Jeanette (Kittredge) Watson; brother of Thomas John Watson, Jr. (1914-1993); married, July 10, 1948, to Ann C. Hemingway.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Watson, Barbara Mae (1918-1983) — Born in 1918. U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, 1980. Female. Died in 1983 (age about 65 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Watson, Beniah — U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Benjamin — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Benjamin F. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Postmaster at Lawrence, Mass., 1853-61. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Bernice M. (1901-1980) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Breckenridge, Gratiot County, Mich., August 16, 1901. Republican. School teacher and principal; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1947-48. Female. Baptist. Member, National Education Association; American Legion Auxiliary. Died in 1980 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Bertha R. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1919. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Blanche — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Bob See Robert Watson
  Watson, Bonnie See Bonnie Watson Coleman
  Watson, Bruce — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Watson, Buck See T. M. Watson
  Watson, Burl Stevens — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Watson, Burton — of Montana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Montana 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.


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