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Byron S. Watson

Byron S. Watson, American insurance executive. Member Rhode Island National Guard, 1896-1899; Member Psi Upsilon.


  • Watson, Byron S. was born on May 26, 1876 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Arthur Hamilton and Annie Potter (Sprague) Watson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1897.


    • With Greene Anthony & Company, wholesale footwear, 1897-1903, partner, 1903-1913, proprietor, 1913-1932. Director Rhode Island Insurance Company, since 1914, vice-president and Chairman of the Board, 1932-1934, president, 1934-1941, Chairman of the Board since 1941. President Belcher & Loomis Realty Company, Towne St. Inc.

      Director Union Trust Company, Nicholson File Company, American Screw Company, Narragansett Electric Company, Certain-teed Products Corporation.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Rhode Island National Guard, 1896-1899. Member Psi Upsilon.; Clubs: Hope, Agawam Hunt, Turks Head, Squantum (Providence).


    • Married Isabel Loomis, October 31, 1899. Children: Isabel Loomis (Mistress.
    • father: Arthur Hamilton Watson
    • mother: Annie Potter (Sprague) Watson
    • spouse: Isabel Loomis
    • child: Isabel Loomis (Mrs Watson
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    Died September 9, 1947
    (aged 71)