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date: 17 November 2019

Watson, Arthur Kittridgelocked

(23 April 1919–26 July 1974)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.

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Watson, Arthur Kittridge (23 April 1919–26 July 1974), corporate executive and diplomat, was born in Summit, New Jersey, the son of Thomas J. Watson, Sr., a business executive, and Jeanette Kittridge. At the time of his birth, Watson’s father was in the process of transforming the Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company into what would become the corporate giant International Business Machines (IBM). Watson’s often-stormy relationship with his father and his older brother ...

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