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David Kemper Watson

David Kemper Watson, American ex-congressman. member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 12th Ohio District; member of commission to revise and codify laws of the United States Lecturer on equity in law school National U.

Background

  • Watson, David Kemper was born on June 18, 1849 in near London, Madison Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Jesse and Margaret Watson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, 1871. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1873. (Doctor of Laws, Dickinson, 1907).

    Career

    • Honorary R. A. Harrison, of London, O., October 29, 1873. In practice at Columbus, Ohio, since 1876. Assistant United States district attorney, Southern District Ohio, 1880-1884.

      Attorney-general of Ohio, 2 terms, 1887-1891. Special counsel for government in Pacific Railroad cases, 1892. Member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 12th Ohio District.

      Member of commission to revise and codify laws of the United States Lecturer on equity in law school National U. Author: History of American Coinage, 1899. Constitution of the United States (2 vols.). Also various legal and other articles.

      Address: Columbus, Ohio.

    Works

    • Author: History of American Coinage, 1899. Constitution of the United States (2 vols.). Also various legal and other articles.

    Membership

    Member 54th Congress (1895-1897), 12th Ohio District. Member of commission to revise and codify laws of the United States Lecturer on equity in law school National U.

    Connections

    • Married Louise H., d.
    • father: Jesse Watson
    • mother: Margaret Watson
    • spouse: Louise H.
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    Born June 18, 1849
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