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Watson, J.

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, J. A. — of Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wis. Postmaster at Kaukauna, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. A. — of Hemphill, Sabine County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. B. — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Hyde County, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. D. — of Mayfield, Graves County, Ky. Postmaster at Mayfield, Ky., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. E. — of Fulton, Callaway County, Mo. Postmaster at Fulton, Mo., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. E. — of Bronson, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. E. (b. 1917) — also known as Ned Watson — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va., November 8, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; manufacturer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1953-56, 1959-70; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Rotary; Elks; Moose; Izaak Walton League; Fraternal Order of Police; Phi Gamma Delta; American Judicature Society; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Reserve Officers Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. E. Watson, Jr. and Eleanor (Blackford) Watson; married, May 5, 1942, to Altidel Weager.
  Watson, J. Ernest — of Charles Town, Jefferson County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Jefferson County Democratic Party, 1961-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Watson, J. F. — Justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1876-78; U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1882-86. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. O. — of Indianola, Warren County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. Otis — of Welcome, Charles County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. P. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. S. — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. Stanley — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 48th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Watson, J. Thomas (b. 1792) — of Heard County, Ga. Born in 1792. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. W., Sr. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Mayor of Miami, Fla., 1912-15, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, J. W. B. — of Smithfield, Johnston County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1860; member of North Carolina state senate 23rd District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Jack A. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Watson, Jack D. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Fort Worth, Tex., 1966-80 (acting, 1966-67). Still living as of 1980.
  Watson, Jaime C. — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Pensacola, Fla., 1905-07. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James (1750-1806) — of New York County, N.Y. Born in Connecticut, 1750. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1790-91, 1793-96; member of New York state senate Southern District, 1796-98; U.S. Senator from New York, 1798-1800. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1806 (age about 56 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, James — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1792-97, 1808-09. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Merchant; lumber business; real estate investor; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James A. — of Massachusetts. Municipal Ownership candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James A. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James A. — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James Eli (1864-1948) — also known as James E. Watson — of Rushville, Rush County, Ind. Born in Winchester, Randolph County, Ind., November 2, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1892; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1895-97, 1899-1909 (4th District 1895-97, 6th District 1899-1909); defeated, 1896; candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912, 1920 (chair, Resolutions Committee), 1924, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1916-33; defeated, 1932; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Member, Knights of Pythias; Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Washington, D.C., July 29, 1948 (age 83 years, 270 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Enos L. Watson; married, December 12, 1892, to Flora Miller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Watson, James H. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James Lopez (1922-2001) — also known as James L. Watson — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 21, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1955-63; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1966-80; Judge of U.S. Court of International Trade, 1980-91; took senior status 1991. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; American Legion; NAACP; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Federal Bar Association; Freemasons. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 1, 2001 (age 79 years, 103 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Watson, James Urton — also known as James U. Watson; Pat Watson — of New London, Ralls County, Mo. Born near New London, Ralls County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ralls County, 1942-50. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James W. — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1889-91. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, James W. — of New Albion, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born near Gowanda, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1925-30. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Janet — of Kingman, Mohave County, Ariz. Mayor of Kingman, Ariz., 2013. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Watson, Jarlath M. — of Odell, Livingston County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Watson, Jay B. — of Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Jesse F. — of Townsend, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 7th District, 1959-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Watson, Jesse Newton — also known as Jesse N. Watson — of Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Hatboro, Pa., 1897-1914. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John — of Belmont County, Ohio. Prohibition candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Belmont County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John A. — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 2nd District, 1862-63, 1867-69. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John B. (1810-1898) — of Heard County, Ga. Born in Georgia, 1810. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1841-42. Died in Double Springs, Winston County, Ala., 1898 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John C. (1796-1866) — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Born in 1796. Riverboat pilot; mayor of Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1853-54. Died in 1866 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John C. — of Sitka, Alaska. U.S. Attorney for Alaska Territory, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John C. — Justice of New Mexico state supreme court, 1926-31. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John C. — of Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Watson, John F. — of Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Watson, John G. — of Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Watson, John H. — of California. Member of California state assembly from San Francisco District, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John Henry (b. 1851) — of Bradford, Orange County, Vt.; Montpelier, Washington County, Vt. Born in Jamaica, Windham County, Vt., May 12, 1851. Member of Vermont state senate from Orange County, 1892; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1899-; chief justice of Vermont Supreme Court, 1917-. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John J. C. — U.S. Consul in SAINT Pierre and Miquelon, as of 1916; Yarmouth, as of 1917-20; Barbados, as of 1922; Swansea, as of 1926-27; Dundee, as of 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John R. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, John R. — of Vinton, Benton County, Iowa. Mayor of Vinton, Iowa; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Watson, John S. (1924-1996) — of Mercer County, N.J. Born in Camden, Camden County, N.J., August 14, 1924. Served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 15th District, 1982-93. African ancestry. Died June 15, 1996 (age 71 years, 306 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Bonnie Watson Coleman (1945-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Watson, John William Clark (1808-1890) — of Mississippi. Born in Albemarle County, Va., February 27, 1808. Senator from Mississippi in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; state court judge in Mississippi, 1876-82. Died in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Miss., September 24, 1890 (age 82 years, 209 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Miss.
  Watson, Johnie H. — of Irving, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Watson, Joseph — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1824-28. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Joseph E. (1860-1937) — of Bronson, Branch County, Mich. Born in Center Sandwich, Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., July 8, 1860. Republican. Merchant; banker; postmaster; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Branch County, 1919-24; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1925-28. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died March 20, 1937 (age 76 years, 255 days). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Joseph H. — of Albany, Dougherty County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1916, 1920, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928, 1948 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Joseph R. — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Joshua — of Canistota, McCook County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 11th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Josiah — of Alexandria, D.C. (now Va.). Postmaster at Alexandria, D.C., 1814-21. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Josiah O. — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Joyce — of Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Watson, Jules — of Truth or Consequences, Sierra County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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