Thomas Watson, Jr.

Military Person

1914 – 1993

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Who was Thomas Watson, Jr.?

Thomas John Watson, Jr. was an American businessman, political figure, and philanthropist. He was the 2nd president of IBM, the 11th national president of the Boy Scouts of America, and the 16th United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union. He received many honors during his lifetime, including being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. Watson was called "the greatest capitalist in history" and one of "100 most influential people of the 20th century".

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Born
Jan 14, 1914
Dayton
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Brown University
Employment
  • IBM
Lived in
  • Greenwich
Died
Dec 31, 1993
Greenwich

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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