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Herbert L. Watson

Herbert L. Watson, business executive.

Background

  • Watson, Herbert L. was born on August 19, 1883 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Alice (Lockridge) Watson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1905.

    Career

    • Company, 1905-1906, sales engineer, 1906-1913. General sales manager DeLaval Steam Turbine Company, 1913-1934, executive vice president, 1934-1942, president, 1942-1948, chairman of the executive committee, 1948-1950.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Clubs: Engineers, Bankers (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Nelle B. Noland, December 2, 1914. Children: William J., John L. Student apprentice Allis Chalmers Manufacturing.
    • father: Joseph A. Watson
    • mother: Alice (Lockridge) Watson
    • spouse: Nelle B. Noland
    • children: William J. Watson
    • John L. Student apprentice Allis Chalmers Mfg Watson
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