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Kenneth Nicoll Watson

Kenneth Nicoll Watson, American investment banker, lawyer. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947; Member Association Customers Brokers, American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Washington Board Trade, Society Cincinnati, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs.

Background

  • Watson, Kenneth Nicoll was born on March 27, 1907 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Walter Scott and Maude (Arthur) Watson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1930. Graduate student Harvard University Business School, 1937.

    Career

    • March 1949); married second, Virginia Evans Carey, December 1951. Children—Nicole Carey, Diane Nicoll. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1930.

      Attorney NRA, 1933-1935, Federal Trade Commission, 1935-1941. Executive War Production Board, 1941-1943. Member United States Technology Mission to Brazil, 1942.

      Private practice law, Washington, also Europe, 1947-1953. Partner of Jones, Kreeger & Company, Washington, member of New York Stock Exchange, from 1953. Director Allied Capital Corporation, Peoples Bank, Buena Vista, Virginia Vice chairman President’s Committee on Employment Handicapped.

      Director United States Exposition Science and Industry, Washington. Trustee Washington chapter American Cancer Society.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947. Member Association Customers Brokers, American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Washington Board Trade, Society Cincinnati, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington and New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Diane G. Maitland (deceased.; married second, Virginia Evans Carey, December 1951. Children: Nicole Carey, Diane Nicoll.
    • father: Walter Scott Watson
    • mother: Maude (Arthur) Watson
    • spouses: Diane G. Maitland
    • Virginia Evans Carey
    • children: Nicole Carey Watson
    • Diane Nicoll Watson
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    Born March 27, 1907
    Died June 4, 1970
    (aged 63)
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