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Clarence Wayland WATSON

American Clarence Wayland WATSON

Coal mining "baron", he organized several coal companies that became the Consolidation Coal and Mining Companies in West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on May 08, 1864 in Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
Died: on May 24, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


Biography

He was married to Minnie Owings Watson of Ellicott City, Maryland, whose portrait hangs in the ballroom of the Governor's Mansion in Charleston, West Virginia. They also maintained residences in New York City (where Rockefeller Center now stands) and in Baltimore.

He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, while tending to Elk Horn Coal Company business, and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

See Also :

- Category Industrialist, Businessman