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John Hardin Watford, American bank executive. Named Outstanding Citizen, Governor of Washington, 1975. Member American Bankers Association (automation committee 1970-1973) Clubs: Sawgrass (Ponte Vedra, Florida).

Background

Watford, John Hardin was born on October 8, 1931 in Hagerman, New Mexico, United States. Son of Angus Elwood Watford and E. Joyce (West) Lankford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting, University Colorado, 1954.

Career

Vice-president data processing First Interstate Bank, Los Angeles, 1960-1967. Senior vice president operations Seattle 1st National Bank, 1967-1975. Executive vice president automation and operations First Union National Bank Florida, Jacksonville, since 1975.

Director Florida Interchange Group, Orlando, Florida, since 1983. President, director Computer Systems Inc., Seattle, 1973-1975. Faculty Bank Administration Institute Graduate School Banking, Madison, Wisconsin, 1968-1978.

Member Washington State Data Processing Authority, Olympia, 1974-1975. Director Information Technology Education Consortium, Jacksonville.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member American Bankers Association (automation committee 1970-1973) Clubs: Sawgrass (Ponte Vedra, Florida).

Connections

Married June J. Onorati, August 31, 1952. Children– Bill C., Lois A., Bob E., Jim A., Linda K.

father:
Angus Elwood Watford Lankford

mother:
E. Joyce (West) Lankford

spouse:
June J. Onorati

child:
Bill C. Watford

child:
Lois A. Watford

child:
Bob E. Watford

child:
Jim A. Watford

child:
Linda K. Watford