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Thomas Batchelor Watterson

Thomas Batchelor Watterson, American investment executive.

Background

  • Watterson, Thomas Batchelor was born on July 11, 1938 in Cleveland. Son of William Herbert and Mercedes (Rendall) Watterson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, William College, 1962.

    Career

    • Loan officer Cleveland Trust Company, Cleveland, 1962-1965. Vice president Merrill, Turben and Company, 1965-1970, Prescott, Merrill Turben, Cleveland, 1970-1975. Partner Ball, Burge and Krause, 1975-1978.

      Senior partner Prescott, Ball and Turben, 1978-1979. Executive vice president McCloy, Watterson and Company, 1974-1979. Special limited partner Cowen and Company, 1979-1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee University School, Cleveland, since 1988, Greater Cleveland Garden Center, 1989-1992. President men's council St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland, 1978-1981. Chairman stewardship committee Cottonwood Hollow-Cleveland Natural History Museum.

    Member National Association Security Dealers (regional business conduct committee 1989-1992), Cleveland Bond Club (board governors since 1992), Ohio Municipal Advisory Council (president board governors 1972-1974, 94-96), University School Alumni Association (president 1987), Williams Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, boating, stained glass windows.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Marie Grande, September 27, 1968. Children: Sean Anthony, William Grande.
    • father: William Herbert Watterson
    • mother: Mercedes (Rendall) Watterson
    • spouse: Joyce Marie Grande
    • children: Sean Anthony Watterson
    • William Grande Watterson
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    Born July 11, 1938
    Died March 4, 2001
    (aged 62)
    • 1962
      William College
    • 1962 - 1965
      Loan officer, Cleveland Trust Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1965 - 1970
      vice president, Merrill
    • 1970 - 1975
      vice president, Merrill
      Prescott, Arizona, United States
    • 1974 - 1979
      executive, vice president McCloy
    • 1975 - 1978
      partner, Ball
    • 1978 - 1979
      senior, partner Prescott
    • 1979 - 1994
      special limited partner, Cowen and Company