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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, U. B. — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of Perth Amboy, N.J., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. C. — of East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. E. — of Bancroft, Shiawassee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. G. — of Barnard, Lincoln County, Kan. Republican. Chair of Lincoln County Republican Party, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Watson, W. H. — of Georgia. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. J. — of Marianna, Jackson County, Fla. Postmaster at Marianna, Fla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. Martin — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. Marvin See William Marvin Watson
  Watson, W. O. — of Breckenridge, Gratiot County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. R. — of Lithonia, DeKalb County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1908, 1916, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. W. — of Montrose, Susquehanna County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 26th District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. W. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Edgecombe County, 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. W. — of Osborne, Osborne County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. W. — of Barry, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, W. W. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Wallace B. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Walter — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Walter Allen (1867-1919) — also known as Walter A. Watson — of Jennings Ordinary, Nottoway County, Va. Born in Nottoway County, Va., November 25, 1867. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate, 1891-95; delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Nottoway & Amelia counties, 1901-02; circuit judge in Virginia, 1904-12; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1913-19; died in office 1919. Died in Washington, D.C., December 24, 1919 (age 52 years, 29 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Nottoway County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Watson, Walter Scott — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 6th District; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Walter Scott
  Watson, Wayne — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Watson, Wheeler — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Will H. — of Donora, Washington County, Pa. Burgess of Donora, Pennsylvania, 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1822-24. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Mayor of Rockford, Ill., 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Barry, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Camden County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Warsaw, N.Y., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Centerville, Leon County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Grafton, Grafton County, N.H. Independent candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Grafton, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William — of Lombard, DuPage County, Ill. Village president of Lombard, Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Watson, William — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Watson, William — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Watson, William A. — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William B. — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1875-77, 1878-79. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William C. — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1882; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William E. — of Wellsburg, Brooke County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1967; chair of Brooke County Democratic Party, 1968-70; West Virginia Democratic state chair, 1972-73; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Watson, William G. — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1866. Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Watson, William G. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Republican. Mayor of Zanesville, Ohio, 1949-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William H. — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 23rd District, 1848-55; member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William H. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Mayor of Keene, N.H., 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William Marvin (b. 1924) — also known as W. Marvin Watson — of Daingerfield, Morris County, Tex. Born in Oakhurst, San Jacinto County, Tex., June 6, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964; U.S. Postmaster General, 1968-69. Still living as of 1994.
  Relatives: Married to Marion Baugh.
  Watson, William R. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William S. — of Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, William Tharp (1849-1917) — also known as William T. Watson — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., June 22, 1849. Democrat. Banker; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1893-95; Governor of Delaware, 1895-97. Episcopalian. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., April 14, 1917 (age 67 years, 296 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Del.
  Relatives: Grandson of William Tharp (1803-1865).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Watson, William W. — of Passaic, Passaic County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Watson, Winfield S. — of Fairport, Monroe County, N.Y. Postmaster at Fairport, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Watson, Winslow C. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.


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