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Watson, O to R

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, Otis See J. Otis Watson
  Watson, P. G. — Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Pat See James Urton Watson
  Watson, Perle Yvonne See Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
  Watson, Philip — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Pleza B. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Mobile County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Watson, R. H. — of Butler County, Ala. Elected delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Butler County 1933, but did not serve. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Ralph — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Mayor of Prescott, Ariz., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Watson, Ray E. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 25th Circuit, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Richard — of Woodville, Wilkinson County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1960 (alternate), 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Watson, Richard — Republican. Member of Texas state board of education 14th District; elected 1994, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
Richard F. Watson Watson, Richard F. — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Mayor of Greenville, S.C., 1923-27. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Greenville
  Watson, Richard F. — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 2, 1866. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert — also known as Bob Watson — of Dolton, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of Dolton, Ill., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Watson, Robert A., Sr. — of Jonesboro (now part of Sanford), Lee County, N.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Jonesboro, N.C., 1936-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert A. — of East Greenwich, Kent County, R.I. Republican. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives 30th District, 2003-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 2008 (delegation chair). Still living as of 2010.
  Watson, Robert D. — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1846-47. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Robert O. — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1996, 2000; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1998. Still living as of 2000.
  Watson, Robert Y. — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Milford, Del., 1886-90; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1912, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Ronald W. — of Kentucky. American Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Watson, Roy — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1932, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Roy M. — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Rufus — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1816-17, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Ruth N. — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee). Female. Still living as of 1960.


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