James David Watson

Class of 1925

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James Watson

Philomathean; Football ’25, letterman; PHS Cub Reporter.

James David Watson

August 30, 1908 – June 24, 1970

James Watson, 61, a native Perryan, died unexpectedly Wednesday at Salinas, Calif. He had lived in California for about 25 years.

Watson was born Aug. 30, 1908, in Perry, the son of Bruce and Maude Watson. He was a 1925 graduate of Perry high school.

He had worked as a pharmacist.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Huckabay of Dimmitt, Texas; a nephew, Bill Watson of Ponca City; and a niece, Mrs. Laura Lee Sanders of New Orleans.

He was the brother of Marion E. Watson, a longtime Perry resident, who died May 10.

Burial was at Grace Hill cemetery.