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Minister

John Dudley Watson, American minister. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1955. President Social Welfare Board, St. Joseph, 1978; board directors Heartland Hospital, St. Joseph, since 1987, Samaritan Counseling Center, St. Joseph, since 1986; secretary United Way, St. Joseph, 1988. Member Rotary.

Background

Watson, John Dudley was born on January 21, 1930 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Hugh Doane and Blessing E. (Maag) Watson.

Education

Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1952. Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, 1955. Doctor Ministry, McCormick Theological Seminary, 1982.

Career

Pastor, Mount Ida Presbyterian Church, Troy, New York, 1955-1957; assistant pastor, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Springfield, 1957-1964; pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, Glandale, Ohio., 1964-1970; pastor, 1st Presbyterian Church, St. Joseph, Missouri, since 1970. Moderator Kansas City Union Presbytery, 1976. President Interfaith Community Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Joseph, 1972-1975.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church (United States of America), 1955.

Membership

President Social Welfare Board, St. Joseph, 1978. Board directors Heartland Hospital, St. Joseph, since 1987, Samaritan Counseling Center, St. Joseph, since 1986. Secretary United Way, St. Joseph, 1988.

Member Rotary.

Connections

Married Diane Alice McClintock, August 24, 1954. Children: Hugh D., William J., Kathryn Watson McAllen.

father:
Hugh Doane Watson

mother:
Blessing E. (Maag) Watson

spouse:
Diane Alice McClintock

child:
Hugh D. Watson

child:
Kathryn Watson McAllen Watson

child:
William J. Watson