Watson, Arthur Kittridge
- Edward L. Lach, Jr.
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 ...