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Kenneth Nicoll Watson

investment banker , lawyer

Kenneth Nicoll Watson, American investment banker, lawyer. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947; Member Association Customers Brokers, American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Washington Board Trade, Society Cincinnati, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs.

Background

Watson, Kenneth Nicoll was born on March 27, 1907 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Walter Scott and Maude (Arthur) Watson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1930. Graduate student Harvard University Business School, 1937.

Career

March 1949); married second, Virginia Evans Carey, December 1951. Children—Nicole Carey, Diane Nicoll. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1930.

Attorney NRA, 1933-1935, Federal Trade Commission, 1935-1941. Executive War Production Board, 1941-1943. Member United States Technology Mission to Brazil, 1942.

Private practice law, Washington, also Europe, 1947-1953. Partner of Jones, Kreeger & Company, Washington, member of New York Stock Exchange, from 1953. Director Allied Capital Corporation, Peoples Bank, Buena Vista, Virginia Vice chairman President’s Committee on Employment Handicapped.

Director United States Exposition Science and Industry, Washington. Trustee Washington chapter American Cancer Society.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947. Member Association Customers Brokers, American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Washington Board Trade, Society Cincinnati, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington and New York City).

Connections

Married Diane G. Maitland (deceased.; married second, Virginia Evans Carey, December 1951. Children: Nicole Carey, Diane Nicoll.

father:
Walter Scott Watson

mother:
Maude (Arthur) Watson

spouses:
Diane G. Maitland

Virginia Evans Carey

children:
Nicole Carey Watson

Diane Nicoll Watson