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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, S. H. — of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill. Postmaster at Mt. Vernon, Ill., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, S. V. R. — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Samuel — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1857, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Samuel C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Samuel J. — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Muncie, Ind., 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Samuel Y. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1913-31. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Sarah — of Cundys Harbor, Harpswell, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Cundys Harbor, Maine, 1889-1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Sherry — of Weatherford, Parker County, Tex. Mayor of Weatherford, Tex., 1986-96; defeated, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Watson, Stanley See J. Stanley Watson
  Watson, Steve — Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 6th District, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Watson, Sumner W. — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Rochester 3rd Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, T. M. — also known as Buck Watson — of Columbia, Adair County, Ky. Republican. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state senate 16th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Watson, T. Max — of Forest City, Rutherford County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
T. W. Watson Watson, T. W. — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. City president of Glendale, California, 1908-10, 1912-14. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Glendale Public Library
  Watson, Terry — of Bangor Township, Bay County, Mich. Supervisor of Bangor Township, Bay County, Michigan, 2007-14. Still living as of 2014.
  Watson, Terry R. — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Watson, Theodore F. — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Theodore S. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas See J. Thomas Watson
  Watson, Thomas, Jr. — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at St. Louis, Mo., 1840-42. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas A. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas Campbell (1846-1918) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Scotland, March 15, 1846. Timber merchant; collection agent; real estate and insurance business; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Pensacola, Fla., 1877-1901. Scottish ancestry. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., October 3, 1918 (age 72 years, 202 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Relatives: Married 1872 to Annie Sinclair Kennon (1852-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Thomas E. Watson Watson, Thomas Edward (1856-1922) — also known as Thomas E. Watson — of Thomson, McDuffie County, Ga. Born in Columbia County, Ga., September 5, 1856. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1882-83; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1888; U.S. Representative from Georgia 10th District, 1891-93; Populist candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1896; Populist candidate for President of the United States, 1904, 1908; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912; controversial for his writings attacking the Catholic Church; arrested in 1912 on obscenity charges over three chapters in his book The Catholic Hierarchy; tried and acquitted in 1916; U.S. Senator from Georgia, 1921-22; died in office 1922. Died September 26, 1922 (age 66 years, 21 days). Interment at Thomson Cemetery, Thomson, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Watson and Ann Eliza (Maddox) Watson.
  Cross-reference: John I. Kelley
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1908
  Watson, Thomas F. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Philadelphia County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas F. — of St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Pleasants County Republican Party, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Watson, Thomas John, Jr. (1914-1993) — also known as Thomas J. Watson, Jr. — of Connecticut. Born January 14, 1914. President, IBM, 1952-71; U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, 1979-81. Recipient, Medal of Freedom, 1964. Died, from complications of a stroke, in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., December 31, 1993 (age 79 years, 351 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas John Watson, Sr. (1874-1956) and Jeanette (Kittredge) Watson; brother of Arthur Kittredge Watson (1919-1974).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Watson, Thomas Landers — of Metairie, Jefferson Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Watson, Thomas R. — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Thomas S., Jr. — of Camden County, N.J. Lower Property Taxes candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly District 3-D, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Watson, Thomas Vincent (1897-1981) — also known as Thomas V. Watson — of Illinois. Born in 1897. Democrat. Dentist; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1938. Died in 1981 (age about 84 years). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.
  Watson, Tom — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Watson, Tom — of Tennessee. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 8th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Watson, Tommy — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Tres — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


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