PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Index to Politicians

Watson, C to D

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, C. M. — of Indiana, Indiana County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Carl — of Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Carlos G. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 15th District, 1930, 1932, 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1944, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Carmena F. (b. 1934) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 1, 1934. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 44, 1996-99. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1999.
  Watson, Charles — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Charles — of Washburn, Bayfield County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Charles C. — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Mayor of Colton, Calif., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Charles D. — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Clearfield, Pa., 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Charles D. — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Charles Henry (1870-1938) — of Michigan. Born in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., October 28, 1870. Iron County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 31st District, 1907-08. Died in 1938 (age about 67 years). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls, Mich.
  Watson, Clarence Wayland (1864-1940) — also known as Clarence W. Watson — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., May 8, 1864. Democrat. Coal mining business; trustee or director of railroads and banks; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1908, 1920; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1911-13; defeated, 1918; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1916-18. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in 1940 (age about 76 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of James Otis Watson and Matilda (Lamb) Watson; married, October 10, 1894, to Minnie Lee Owings.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, Claude A. (b. 1885) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Wexford County, Mich., June 26, 1885. Ordained minister; lawyer; Prohibition candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1936; Prohibition candidate for California state attorney general, 1938, 1942, 1946; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948. Free Methodist. Member, Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph A. Watson and Emma Jane (Dove) Watson; married, December 27, 1911, to Maude L. Hagar.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Watson, Clinton H. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Chautauqua County Democratic Party, 1942; postmaster at Jamestown, N.Y., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Clinton T. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1939-42; defeated, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Cooper Kinderdine (1810-1880) — also known as Cooper K. Watson — of Huron County, Ohio. Born in Kentucky, 1810. U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1855-57; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Huron County, 1873. Died in 1880 (age about 70 years). Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, Mrs. Curry W. See Minnie Fried Watson
  Watson, Cyrus B. — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of North Carolina state senate 32nd District, 1883-84; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Forsyth County, 1893-94; candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1896; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Interment at Salem Cemetery, Winston-Salem, N.C.
  Watson, D. D. — of Washington County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, D. S. — of Madison County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Madison County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Daniel S. — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn.; Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives, 1902 (Winchester), 1910 (Harwinton). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, David — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, David Kemper (1849-1918) — also known as David K. Watson — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born near London, Madison County, Ohio, June 18, 1849. Republican. Ohio state attorney general, 1888-92; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1896. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, September 28, 1918 (age 69 years, 102 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, David L. — Born in Iowa. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1874-77. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, David T. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Debra D. — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Republican. Candidate in primary for South Dakota state house of representatives 34th District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Watson, Derrick Kahala (b. 1966) — Born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 1966. U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 2013-. Hawaiian ancestry. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Watson, De Vere (1893-1982) — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born near Searsboro, Poweshiek County, Iowa, April 1, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; member of Iowa state senate; elected 1940, 1944; elected unopposed 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1960. Member, Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks; Moose; Woodmen; Lions. Died in November, 1982 (age 89 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Diane Edith (b. 1933) — also known as Diane E. Watson — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1933. Democrat. Psychologist; member of California state senate, 1978-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2004, 2008; U.S. Ambassador to Micronesia, 1999-2000; U.S. Representative from California, 2001-11 (32nd District 2001-03, 33rd District 2003-11); member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004; Presidential Elector for California, 2012. Female. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Watson, Dick — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Dick See Arthur Kittredge Watson
  Watson, Djaris H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Watson, Donald R. — of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Watson, Dorothy Henriques — also known as Dottie Watson — of Metairie, Jefferson Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Watson, Dottie See Dorothy Henriques Watson
  Watson, Drake — of Ralls County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ralls County, 1913-18. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Drake — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1947-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Dunbar — of Texas City, Galveston County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Watson, Dunbar T., Jr. — of Thornton, Adams County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


"Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
  The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
  Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
  The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/watson2.html.  
  Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
  If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
  More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
  If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]