Henry Winfield Watson

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Henry Winfield Watson

Henry Winfield Watson (June 24, 1856 – August 27, 1933) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Henry W. Watson was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was educated in private schools, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1881, and commenced the practice of his profession in Philadelphia. He served as president of the Washington, Potomac & Chesapeake Railway Company. He was the director of several banks and of the Langhorne Water Company.

Watson was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served until his death in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Interment in the Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware.

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  • United States Congress. "Henry W. Watson (id: W000201)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert E. Difenderfer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas S. Butler
Preceded by
William W. Griest
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Succeeded by
Oliver W. Frey