Robert Mcdowell Watt, American utilities executive. Recipient Man of Year award Kentucky Press Association. Served as captain United States Army, World War I.; Member Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (honorary chairman area development committee), Society Military Engineers, Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society.
Traction & Terminal Company, Lexington, 1912-1913. With Kentucky Utilities Company, since 1913, became president, 1935, chairman, since 1957. Director Old Dominion Power Company, Lafayette Hotel Company, Electric Energy, Inc.
Kentucky delegate National Industrial Conference Board President Kentucky Independent College Foundation. Director Southern States Industrial Council. Member board of trustees Indiana College Funds of America.
Born March 27, 1888