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Henry Winfield WATSON

(1856-1933)

WATSON, Henry Winfield, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bucks County, Pa., June 24, 1856; educated in private schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1881 and commenced the practice of his profession in Philadelphia; president of the Washington, Potomac & Chesapeake Railway Co.; director of several banks and of the Langhorne Water Co.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death in Langhorne, Pa., on August 27, 1933; interment in the Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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