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landscape illuminating company executive

John R. Watson, American landscape illuminating company executive. Recipient Design award National Society Interior Designers, 1965; various others. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Illuminating Engineering Society Clubs: Mason. (Dallas), Brookhollow Golf (Dallas); Argyle (San Antonio).

Background

Watson, John R. was born on February 22, 1922 in Temple, Texas, United States. Son of J. Elmer and Florence Catherine (Granger) Watson.

Education

B.Landscape Architecture, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1943. M.Landscape Architecture, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1946. Postgraduate, Sorbonne, Paris, Biarritz, France, 1945.

Studied under, Andrew Dasberg, Taos, 1954.

Career

Lighting designer General Electric Company, Nela Park, Cleveland, 1948-1952. President, owner John R. Watson Landscape Illumination, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Texas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Connecticut, Charlotte,, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, San Francisco, Chicago, West Palm Beach, Hawaii, Tampa, from 1953. Member committee on exterior lighting United States national committee Commission International de L'Eclairage.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor: articles to London Mirror. Numerous other publications.

Religion

Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Illuminating Engineering Society Clubs: Mason. (Dallas), Brookhollow Golf (Dallas).

Argyle (San Antonio).

Connections

Married Mary Adele Aspoas, November 2, 1963. Children: Suzanne Elizabeth, John Shannon.

father:
J. Elmer Watson

mother:
Florence Catherine (Granger) Watson

spouse:
Mary Adele Aspoas

child:
Suzanne Elizabeth Watson

child:
John Shannon Watson