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David Kemper Watson

ex-congressman.

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.