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  Watson, Thomas E.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  1921-01-01  
 
NameThomas E. Watson
Address
Thomson, Georgia , United States
EmailNone
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Born September 05, 1856
DiedSeptember 26, 1922 (66 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedE Pluribus Unum
Nov 01, 2020 04:16pm
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Infoa Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Columbia County, near Thomson, Ga., September 5, 1856; attended the common schools and Mercer University, Macon, Ga.; taught school; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1875 and commenced practice in Thomson, McDuffie County, Ga., in 1876; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1882-1883; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1888; elected as a Populist to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress and in 1894 for election to the Fifty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Thomson, Ga.; nominated for Vice President by the Populist National Convention in 1896 and for President by the People's Party in 1904; published a magazine for many years and later engaged in the newspaper business; author; unsuccessful candidate for the United States House of Representatives in 1918; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1921, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 26, 1922; interment in Thomson Cemetery, Thomson, Ga.


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FAMILY
Wife Georgia Durham Watson 00, 1878-Sep 26, 1922
Son John Durham Watson 1880-1918
Daughter Agnes Pearce Watson 1882-1917
Daughter Louise Watson 1885-1889

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/02/1920 GA US Senate Won 94.90% (+89.80%)
  04/20/1920 GA US President - D Primary Won 35.60% (+2.41%)
  07/11/1911 GA US Senate - Special Election Lost 2.29% (-55.96%)
  01/11/1909 US President Lost 0.00% (-66.46%)
  11/03/1908 US President National Vote Lost 0.19% (-51.39%)
  04/03/1908 US President - Pop Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/09/1905 US President Lost 0.00% (-70.59%)
  11/08/1904 FL US President Lost 4.08% (-64.73%)
  11/08/1904 ME US President Lost 0.35% (-67.09%)
  11/08/1904 NV US President Lost 2.84% (-53.82%)
  11/08/1904 TX US President Lost 3.45% (-68.01%)
  11/08/1904 NH US President Lost 0.09% (-59.98%)
  11/08/1904 GA US President Lost 17.28% (-46.44%)
  11/08/1904 MA US President Lost 0.29% (-57.63%)
  11/08/1904 NJ US President Lost 0.86% (-55.86%)
  11/08/1904 WA US President Lost 0.46% (-69.49%)
  11/08/1904 ID US President Lost 0.49% (-65.35%)
  11/08/1904 MI US President Lost 0.22% (-69.30%)
  11/08/1904 NY US President Lost 0.46% (-52.67%)
  11/08/1904 WV US President Lost 0.14% (-55.12%)
  11/08/1904 IL US President Lost 0.62% (-58.14%)
  11/08/1904 MN US President Lost 0.72% (-73.26%)
  11/08/1904 NC US President Lost 0.39% (-59.32%)
  11/08/1904 WI US President Lost 0.13% (-63.09%)
  11/08/1904 AR US President Lost 2.00% (-53.39%)
  11/08/1904 IN US President Lost 0.36% (-53.63%)
  11/08/1904 MS US President Lost 2.55% (-88.52%)
  11/08/1904 OH US President Lost 0.14% (-59.61%)
  11/08/1904 CO US President Lost 0.34% (-54.93%)
  11/08/1904 IA US President Lost 0.45% (-62.94%)
  11/08/1904 MO US President Lost 0.66% (-49.27%)
  11/08/1904 OR US President Lost 0.83% (-66.44%)
  11/08/1904 CT US President Lost 0.26% (-57.86%)
  11/08/1904 KS US President Lost 1.90% (-62.97%)
  11/08/1904 MT US President Lost 2.41% (-51.07%)
  11/08/1904 SD US President Lost 1.22% (-69.87%)
  11/08/1904 DE US President Lost 0.12% (-53.94%)
  11/08/1904 KY US President Lost 0.58% (-49.24%)
  11/08/1904 NE US President Lost 9.09% (-52.29%)
  11/08/1904 TN US President Lost 1.03% (-53.21%)
  11/08/1904 AL US President Lost 4.64% (-68.73%)
  11/08/1904 US President National Vote Lost 0.84% (-55.57%)
  07/06/1904 US President - Pop Convention Won 65.73% (+35.69%)
  11/06/1900 GA District 10 Lost 4.32% (-87.84%)
  11/08/1898 GA District 10 Lost 1.46% (-97.07%)
  11/03/1896 US Vice President Lost 6.04% (-54.59%)
  07/25/1896 US Vice President - POP Convention Won 64.56% (+29.12%)
  10/02/1895 GA District 10 Special Election Lost 45.84% (-8.32%)
  11/06/1894 GA District 10 Lost 39.29% (-21.41%)
  11/08/1892 GA District 10 Lost 40.96% (-18.08%)
  12/08/1891 US House Speaker Lost 2.51% (-68.97%)
  11/04/1890 GA District 10 Won 90.14% (+80.27%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 30, 1921 NPA Reject