J. Thomas Watson

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John Thomas Watson (1885–1954) was an American politician. He served as Attorney General of Florida from 1941 to 1949. A respected resident of Tampa, Florida, J. Thomas Watson had 3 sons Patrick Boisseau, J. Tom, Jr. and Dean C.Patrick Boisseau Watson had a career as a colonel in the US Army, Tom Watson, Jr became a minister, missionary and author, and Deane C. was an attorney in Amarillo Texas. Initially a Democrat, he later became a Republican and was that party's candidate in the 1954 gubernatorial election.


Legal offices
Preceded by
George Couper Gibbs
Florida Attorney General
Succeeded by
Richard Ervin