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John Clarence Watts

John Clarence Watts, American congressman. Member Phi Delta Phi.; Club: Lions.


  • Watts, John Clarence was born on July 9, 1902 in Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Montague and Frances Elizabeth (Wilson) Watts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kentucky, 1926, Bachelor of Laws, 1927.


    • 1 daughter, Lillian Frances. Admitted to Kentucky bar, 1927, since practiced in Nicholasville. Police judge, Nicholasville, 1929-1933.

      Farmer Jessamine corporation since 1934. Company attorney, 1933-1945. Major floor leader house of representatives, Kentucky State Leg., 1947.

      Commissioner motor transportation, State of Kentucky, 1948-1951. Member 82d to 89th Congresses, 6th Kentucky District.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Phi Delta Phi. Club: Lions.


    • Married Nora Mae Wilburn, March 27, 1945.
    • father: William Montague Watts
    • mother: Frances Elizabeth (Wilson) Watts
    • spouse: Nora Mae Wilburn
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    Died October, 1971
    (aged 69)