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Byron S. Watson

insurance executive.

Byron S. Watson, American insurance executive. Member Rhode Island National Guard, 1896-1899; Member Psi Upsilon.

Background

Watson, Byron S. was born on May 26, 1876 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Arthur Hamilton and Annie Potter (Sprague) Watson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1897.

Career

With Greene Anthony & Company, wholesale footwear, 1897-1903, partner, 1903-1913, proprietor, 1913-1932. Director Rhode Island Insurance Company, since 1914, vice-president and Chairman of the Board, 1932-1934, president, 1934-1941, Chairman of the Board since 1941. President Belcher & Loomis Realty Company, Towne St. Inc.

Director Union Trust Company, Nicholson File Company, American Screw Company, Narragansett Electric Company, Certain-teed Products Corporation.

Membership

Member Rhode Island National Guard, 1896-1899. Member Psi Upsilon.; Clubs: Hope, Agawam Hunt, Turks Head, Squantum (Providence).

Connections

Married Isabel Loomis, October 31, 1899. Children: Isabel Loomis (Mistress.

father:
Arthur Hamilton Watson

mother:
Annie Potter (Sprague) Watson

spouse:
Isabel Loomis

child:
Isabel Loomis (Mrs Watson