Thomas Watson (1856 - 1949)

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Thomas Watson
1856 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Watson was born in 1856. He was born to Watson William Watson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1949 in Pt Fairy, Australia at 93 years old.


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Thomas Watson died in 1949 in Pt Fairy, Australia at age 93. He was born in 1856. He was born to Watson William Watson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1856, in the year that Thomas Watson was born, on February 18th, The American Party, also called the "Know-Nothings" because they were an anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant movement, assembled in Philadelphia to nominate their first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore. The party sought to keep the "purity" of elections by blocking "impure" foreigners.

In 1874, he was 18 years old when on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

In 1881, he was 25 years old when on May 21st, Clara Barton, a nurse, founded the American Red Cross. She was inspired by the Red Cross in Geneva Switzerland and the International Red Cross.

In 1922, by the time he was 66 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1949, in the year of Thomas Watson's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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Other Thomas Watsons

Thomas William Watson
around 1920 - Oct 2, 1942
Thomas William Watson
around 1919 - Mar 31, 1943
Thomas William Watson
around 1897 - May 24, 1915
Thomas William Watson
around 1894 - Nov 5, 1914
Thomas William Watson
1880 - Aug 27, 1915
Warrnambool, Australia
Thomas William Watson
Died: May 12, 1917
Thomas Wilfred Watson
around 1898 - Sep 27, 1917
Thomas W. Watson
around 1882 - Sep 6, 1916
Thomas Vincent Joseph Watson
around 1900 - Apr 11, 1918
Thomas Victor Garnet Watson
around 1883 - Jun 12, 1917
Thomas Tosh Watson
around 1890 - May 3, 1917
Thomas Thompson Watson
around 1889 - Dec 4, 1918
Thomas Stewart Watson
around 1923 - May 25, 1945
Thomas Samuel Watson
around 1914 - Apr 16, 1945
Thomas Russell Watson
around 1891 - Oct 11, 1918
Thomas Richard Watson
around 1915 - Apr 15, 1943

Other Watsons

Watson William Watson
Pt Fairy, Australia
Elizabeth Mary Watson
1868 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Jenkins Nicholas Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Margaret Odwyer Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Charles Fawcett Watson
1864 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Watson Walter Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Elisa Wilson Watson
Bendigo, Australia
Mary Anne Jane Watson
1868 - 1949
Maffra, Australia
Donahoe Michael Watson
Maffra, Australia
Mary Hayes Watson
Maffra, Australia
Edward Thomas Watson
1864 - 1949
Mpna, Australia
Watson John Watson
Mpna, Australia
Caroline Bennett Watson
Mpna, Australia
Fredrick Andrew Watson
1888 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Sarah Jane Marshall Watson
Wbeal, Australia
Elsie Watson
1894 - 1950
Fitzroy, Australia
Mckinnis Daniel Watson
Fitzroy, Australia
Linton Higgs Watson
Fitzroy, Australia
Kenneth John Watson
Died: 1950
Carlton, Australia

Other Bios

Watson William Watson
Pt Fairy, Australia
William John Pary
1886 - 1949
Pt Fairy, Australia
Pary William Pary
Pt Fairy, Australia
Annie Taylor Pary
Pt Fairy, Australia
Richard Ernest Golby
Died: 1949
Portland, Australia
Golby Richard Ernest Golby
Portland, Australia
Ila Tregear Golby
Portland, Australia
William Holmes Kennedy
1866 - 1949
Portland, Australia
Kennedy John Thompson Kennedy
Portland, Australia
Frances Ann Holmes Kennedy
Portland, Australia
Edward Alex Gull
1887 - 1949
Portland, Australia
Gull Martin Gull
Portland, Australia
Mary Hale Gull
Portland, Australia
Louis Robert Kurtze
1869 - 1949
Portland, Australia
Kurtze Robert Louis Kurtze
Portland, Australia
Julianna Caroline Kramm Kurtze
Portland, Australia
Joseph Dawson Ward
1881 - 1949
Portland, Australia
Ward William Ward
Portland, Australia
Emma Shipley Ward
Portland, Australia
Sophie Ann Mckenzie
1874 - 1949
Portland, Australia
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