James Cameron Watson
|James Cameron Watson|
|Mayor of Calgary|
January 1, 1946 – December 31, 1949
|Preceded by||Andrew Davison|
|Succeeded by||Donald Hugh Mackay|
October 21, 1890|
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
November 1, 1986 (aged 96)|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
James Cameron Watson (October 21, 1890 – November 1, 1986) was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1890 and received his education in Boston, New York and Halifax.
During World War I he served as a Lewis gunner with the 56th and later, the 50th Battalions. Following the Battle of Vimy Ridge, he was transferred to the Signal Corps. Mr. Watson saw action at the Somme, Paschendale, Amiens and at Cambrai, where he was wounded.
Always active in union work, Mr. Watson was at one time, Chairman of the Calgary Labour Council and continued to be involved in labour matters into his retirement.
| Mayor of Calgary
Donald Hugh Mackay
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